MeToo

Ending Bias A Priority For Judiciary, Calif. Top Judge Says

California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye used her annual State of the Judiciary speech on Tuesday to highlight the problem of discrimination and sexual harassment in the justice system, calling for a more accessible and equitable judicial branch…

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Alphabet OK’d Exec’s $45M Payout After Groping Claim: Suit

Google Inc.’s parent company Alphabet Inc. approved a payout of up to $45 million for vice president of search operations Amit Singhal just before he stepped down amid allegations he groped a co-worker, according to an unredacted version of a complaint in a shareholder’s derivative suit made public Monday…

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‘Fearless Girl’ Artist Sold Unauthorized Statues, TM Suit Says

The artist who created the Fearless Girl sold unauthorized copies of the famous feminist statue in violation of trademark law and agreements with State Street Global Advisors Trust Co., which commissioned the artwork, the company has argued in a New York state court suit…

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Yale Aids Sexual Misconduct By Frats, Title IX Suit Says

Yale University has facilitated fraternity-related sexual misconduct and has failed to provide a safe educational environment for women and non-binary individuals, violating state and federal anti-discrimination laws, a group of female students alleged Tuesday in a proposed class action in Connecticut federal court…

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CBS Execs Sold $200M In Stock As #MeToo Hit Co.: Investors

Several executives at CBS Corp., including ex-CEO Leslie Moonves, sold more than $200 million of company stock before its price began to tank amid reports of widespread workplace sexual harassment, including by Moonves, investors alleged in a consolidated class action filed Monday in New York federal court.

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CBS Kills Moonves Exit Pay After Covington, Debevoise Probe

CBS Corp. announced Monday that former CEO Leslie Moonves won’t get a severance payment reportedly worth $120 million, after an investigation by Covington & Burling LLP and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP found the former executive violated company policies and didn’t cooperate with the probe into sexual harassment at the media giant…

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