Workplace culture

February 21, 2018 - 2:28 am
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace for women. Ussery was accused of making sexually suggestive remarks to several...
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January 09, 2018 - 4:39 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish film executive who co-founded a company with director Lars von Trier has been cleared of sexual harassment and will return to work "within weeks." Peter Aalbaek Jensen, who stepped down as Zentropa's CEO in 2016 but has remained an employee, was accused in...
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Kentucky GOP House Speaker Jeff Hoover attends annual ethics and anti-sexual harassment training for the state legislature on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky. Hoover has temporarily stepped aside from his duties while the Legislative Ethics Commission investigates a sexual harassment settlement he signed with a woman who once worked in his office. (AP Photo/Adam Beam)
January 03, 2018 - 6:46 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Eight Republican lawmakers have asked for Kentucky's GOP House speaker to be removed from office after he secretly settled a sexual harassment complaint with a female legislative aide. The formal disciplinary charges filed Wednesday against Jeff Hoover include sexual...
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In this Dec. 4, 2017, photo, 4 New York Plaza, where American Media Inc., has its headquarters in New York City. An Associated Press investigation reveals that the top editor at National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc., Dylan Howard, who previously faced allegations of sexual misconduct at the gossip news giant, was also accused of harassing behavior at another employer. He resigned from the startup celebrity news site Celebuzz in 2013 amid a human resources investigation, after he had already left American Media’s Los Angeles office in 2012 amid allegations of sexual harassment. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 09, 2017 - 3:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dylan Howard, the top editor at National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc., who previously faced allegations of sexual misconduct at the gossip news giant, was also accused of harassing behavior at another employer, according to interviews and documents obtained by The...
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In this Dec. 4, 2017, photo, 4 New York Plaza, where American Media Inc., has its headquarters in New York City. The top editor for the National Enquirer, Us Weekly and other major gossip publications openly described his sexual partners in the newsroom, discussed female employees’ sex lives and forced women to watch or listen to pornographic material, former employees told The Associated Press. The behavior by Dylan Howard, currently the chief content officer of American Media Inc., occurred while he was running the company’s Los Angeles office, according to men and women who worked there. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 05, 2017 - 6:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The top editor for the National Enquirer, Us Weekly and other major gossip publications openly described his sexual partners in the newsroom, discussed female employees' sex lives and forced women to watch or listen to pornographic material, former employees told The Associated...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015, file photo, Democratic New Mexico state Sen. Michael Padilla stands at the New Mexico state capitol in Santa Fe, N.M. Padilla withdrew his name as a candidate for lieutenant governor on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, while continuing to deny decade-old allegations of sexual harassment at a prior job. (AP Photo/Eric Draper, File)
December 04, 2017 - 10:58 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A rising figure in the Democratic Party has dropped out of the race for lieutenant governor in New Mexico, amid renewed concerns about decade-old complaints of sexual harassment at a previous job. Democratic New Mexico state Sen. Michael Padilla withdrew his name Monday as a...
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December 02, 2017 - 6:51 pm
The technology publication Recode is reporting that Visa fired a high-profile executive for behavior that "violated" the credit card company's policy. Recode reported that Jim McCarthy's departure was announced in an internal memo Friday. As executive vice president of innovation and strategic...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2013, file photo, Matt Lauer arrives at an event in New York. NBC News announced Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, that Lauer was fired for "inappropriate sexual behavior." (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP, File)
November 29, 2017 - 5:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on NBC News' firing of longtime "Today" show host Matt Lauer for "inappropriate sexual behavior" (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Natalie Morales says she was shocked when she woke up Wednesday to learn that her former "Today" show co-anchor Matt Lauer had been fired. She...
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November 29, 2017 - 7:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is responding to the termination of "Today" show host Matt Lauer, saying executives at NBC and Comcast should be "fired for putting out so much Fake News." On Twitter Wednesday, Trump says "Wow, Matt Lauer was just fired from NBC for 'inappropriate sexual...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, Charlie Rose participates in the "CBS This Morning" panel at the CBS 2016 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. The Washington Post says eight women have accused television host Charlie Rose of multiple unwanted sexual advances and inappropriate behavior. CBS News suspended Charlie Rose and PBS is to halt production and distribution of a show following the sexual harassment report. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
November 21, 2017 - 9:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them. Both organizations stressed the importance of...
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