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Category Archives: Sexual Harassment

Vito Lopez Scandal Shows How Little Has Changed With Sexual Harassment At Work

I was going to write a post last week after The New York Times reported that New York Assemblyman Vito J. Lopez, the Brooklyn Democratic leader and longtime political power broker there, had been stripped of his committee chairmanship, barred from employing young people, and censured after an Assembly committee determined that he had sexually […]

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Let’s Talk About Sex

In today’s New York Times, it was revealed that a study has found that nearly half of 7th to 12th graders experienced sexual harassment in the last school year. The study, which will be released on Monday, was conducted by the American Association of University Women, a nonprofit research organization.  Harassment was defined as “unwelcome […]


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Is it Me or Does This Not Make Sense?

I’ve been involved in a conversation on a list-serve regarding the use of online training to deliver content on such sensitive subjects as harassment in the workplace. Now don’t get me wrong. I’m all for the use of technology and efficiency when it makes sense, but not when we use it to simply check off […]

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A Rare Inside Look Inside a Hostile Work Environment

Ever since the David Letterman scandal broke, my phone has been ringing off the hook with requests for media interviews and information about sexual harassment prevention programs. I've also had a number of rounds of what I call e-mail tennis with colleagues who kept on insisting that there was no harassment going on at the […]


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