Sexual Harassment News: Anti-Harassment Bill, Microsoft04/09/2019
Sweeping new anti-harassment bill, explained
For a lot of American workers, #MeToo hasn’t changed much. This bill aims to help them.
The #MeToo movement may have toppled producer Harvey Weinstein and other men accused of sexual misconduct from their positions of power, but according to caterer Venorica Tucker, it hasn’t put a stop to the harassment many servers and bartenders deal with every day. read more »
Hospital apologizes to women secretly filmed during gynecological surgeries
Microsoft emails detail sexual harassment and discrimination
One woman wrote that she was asked to sit on a male colleague’s lap twice in a meeting — in front of HR and other executives. “I alone objected and cited Microsoft policy,” she wrote. “The person said that he did not have to listen and repeated the request a second time.”
Another woman said she was sexually harassed during a work trip where a man threatened to kill her if she didn’t give him sexual favors; she said she reported to management, but was told “it sounded like he was just flirting.” read more »