Workplace culture

November 15, 2017 - 6:01 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The film production company co-founded by Danish director Lars von Trier has launched an internal investigation after its former chief executive was accused of sexual harassment and overseeing a bullying workplace culture. Peter Aalbaek Jensen stepped down as Zentropa's...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2017, file photo, Kobe Steel President and CEO Hiroya Kawasaki speaks during a press conference, following a scandal over fabricated quality data, in Tokyo. Kobe Steel is pointing to a zealous pursuit of profit, unrealistic targets and an insular corporate culture as the causes of massive faked inspection data at the Japanese metals maker. The company released a 27-page report Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 of its findings on what led to the scandal and measures to prevent a recurrence. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
November 10, 2017 - 6:04 am
TOKYO (AP) — Kobe Steel is pointing to a zealous pursuit of profit, unrealistic targets and an insular corporate culture as the causes of massive faked inspection data at the Japanese metals maker. The company released a 27-page report Friday of its findings on what led to the scandal and measures...
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Ivanka Trump, the daughter and advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, delivers a speech at World Assembly for Women: WAW! 2017 conference in Tokyo Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, Pool)
November 03, 2017 - 2:16 am
TOKYO (AP) — Ivanka Trump said at a Tokyo conference on women's advancement Friday that harassment of women in the workplace cannot be tolerated. The U.S. president's daughter and adviser spoke at the World Assembly for Women amid growing attention to sexual harassment of women in Hollywood and...
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Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless escorts in Arron Lee Lawson after he was captured on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Ironton, Ohio. Lawson has been arrested on three counts of murder and one count of aggravated murder.(Sholten Singer/The Herald-Dispatch via AP)
October 14, 2017 - 5:28 pm
IRONTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who survived a knife attack after his wife, son and in-laws were fatally shot in southern Ohio said he rushed home from work after hearing screams and a gunshot during a phone call with his mother-in-law. Todd Holston, 29, described his experiences Saturday in an...
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July 29, 2017 - 11:22 am
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The Central Asian country of Turkmenistan on Saturday banned most residents in its major cities from using their cars for a day in a bid to promote cycling and a healthy lifestyle. Residents of the capital, Ashgabat, and regional cities were told not to use their...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2014, file photo, bison graze near a stream in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. Yellowstone National Park's superintendent Dan Wenk says he's taking disciplinary action against as many as 10 people after an investigation found women in the park's maintenance division were subject to derogatory comments and actions. (AP Photo/Robert Graves, File)
July 28, 2017 - 2:43 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — As many as 10 workers in Yellowstone National Park's maintenance division will be disciplined after an investigation found female employees were subjected to sexual harassment and other problems. The move comes as widespread reports of harassment, bullying and other...
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July 26, 2017 - 9:55 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A two-day strike by Greek culture ministry employees protesting staff shortages will shut the Acropolis and other ancient sites and museums in Athens this weekend, at the height of the tourist season. But the strike will not affect the Acropolis Museum outside the ancient...
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Members of the First Baptist Dallas Church Choir are seated behind President Donald Trump as he speaks during the Celebrate Freedom event at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, Saturday, July 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 03, 2017 - 10:57 am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump crowned his weekend rage against the news media with a mock video that shows him pummeling a man in a business suit — his face obscured by the CNN logo — outside a wrestling ring. It was not immediately clear who produced the brief video, which...
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FILE - In this Friday June 16, 2017, file photo, Valerie Castile, mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist who was killed by Officer Jeronimo Yanez, speaks about her reaction to a not guilty verdict for Yanez at the Ramsey County Courthouse in St. Paul, Minn. Valerie Castile reached a nearly $3 million settlement in Philando Castile's death, announced Monday, June 26, by attorneys for Valerie Castile and the city of St. Anthony. (Renee Jones Schneider/Star Tribune via AP, File)
June 26, 2017 - 5:13 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, avoiding a federal wrongful death lawsuit that attorneys said could have taken years to resolve...
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In this March 30, 2016 photo, Mildred Musni, right, breast feeds her son Eliseo and is joined by other mothers in protest at the main entrance of the city Human Services Agency in San Francisco. Months before the protest, Musni was forced to cover up by a security guard when she attempted to feed Eliseo inside the facility. With Musni are her older daughter Sentia, left, and step-daughter Vanessa Trujillo, right. Every employer in San Francisco will have to provide a safe and clean room with a surface, chair and electrical outlet where new moms can pump milk under a proposal pending before city supervisors Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (Paul Chinn/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
June 13, 2017 - 7:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors approved legislation that requires employers to provide new mothers a clean and private space to pump their milk, adding to the board's long history of trying to make the city more equitable for workers even if that means more regulations for employers...
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