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Dec 4, 2017
Sandberg said that the current movement taking place is empowering victims to speak up, but she says “cheering” is not enough. “We need systemic, lasting changes that deter bad behavior and protect everyone, from professionals climbing the corporate ladder to workers in low-paid positions who often have little power,” she...
Nov 28, 2017
Dolan Law obtained a $ 3.5 million dollar verdict against the Chicago Board of Education on behalf of a 17-year-old man, Tyrone Lawson, and his Estate, who died after being shot after a Chicago Public Schools Basketball game held at the Chicago State University Campus on January 16, 2013, between...
Nov 26, 2017
The Illinois Lawyers Assistance Program presented Karen Munoz with the Carl H. Rolewick Award. Lawyers Assistance Program is a not-for-profit organization that provides assistance to lawyers, judges, law students and their families with alcohol abuse, drug dependency or mental health problems including education, peer assistance, intervention, information and referral. Karen...
Nov 26, 2017
More than 180 women who have reported being sexually assaulted at a Massage Envy, the first and largest massage franchise in the county. The billion-dollar company says that’s not its problem to...
Nov 21, 2017
Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons denied allegations on Sunday that he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old model in 1991 while Hollywood director Brett Ratner watched. In a statement, Simmons said he recalled a weekend 26 years ago that he spent with Keri Claussen Khalighi, but he said that what she described as...
Nov 16, 2017
An organization dedicated to advancing women in the field of animation has taken up the fight against workplace sexual harassment, discussing the topic at meetings with independent studio owners, posting online resources for victims and planning a session with legal experts to offer...
Nov 13, 2017
With the General Assembly voting for all Illinois lawmakers to now receive sexual harassment training in Springfield, female state senators have formed a bipartisan Women’s Caucus to promote and advance women’s issues. While sexual harassment in the workplace will remain an issue of focus for the caucus, “the group hopes...
Nov 10, 2017
Roy Moore, Louis CK, Actor Ed Westwick, and Jeremy Piven, are just some of the latest to be exposed as victims tell their...
Nov 9, 2017
Legislation speedily approved by the General Assembly a day earlier will require all legislators, lobbyists and state employees to undergo mandatory sexual harassment training each calendar year, starting in 2018. A course provided by the Illinois Department on Human Rights includes best practices (“think before you speak”), an explanation of...
Nov 8, 2017
The Republican leader of the Illinois House wants to establish a hotline for helping victims of sexual harassment. Minority Leader Jim Durkin says his legislation would create a “safe outlet” for victims seeking counseling, protective services or assistance in filing a sexual harassment complaint. It would be available to anyone...