Brett Kavanaugh and the missing women on the Senate Judiciary Committee

Sep 26, 2018
Fundamental questions about workplace diversity and privilege are playing out in Congress as the Judiciary Committee meets to consider the Supreme Court nomination.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in by Chuck Grassley, rear, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, during his confirmation hearing to be an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court on Sept. 4.
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Michigan State University weighs scandal's financial impact

May 24, 2018
A $500 million settlement with victims of convicted doctor Larry Nassar is just the start.
Moody’s downgraded Michigan State University’s credit rating earlier this month. Above, the Spartan statue at MSU.
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One in 7 men say they've been sexually harassed at work

While the vast majority of workplace sexual harassment cases are brought by women, men too experience sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace. It's an issue, surrounded by a culture of stigma and silence, that lawyers and advocates say often…
According to the latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll, about 14 percent of men have personally experienced sexual harassment in the workplace.
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How America's sexual harassment reckoning affects all workplaces

Dec 29, 2017
A panel of experts delve into what comes next for workers, companies and human resources departments.
Women have been speaking out about the men who harassed and assaulted them. Now what?
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Social issues belong in the workplace, Lifeway Foods CEO says

Nov 2, 2017
Talking about them leads to change, Julie Smolyansky says.
Lifeway CEO Julie Smolyansky attends a yoga event last year in Chicago. 
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Hollywood is dealing with a history of sexual harassment

Oct 24, 2017
Janice Min, part owner and former editor of The Hollywood reporter, discusses the industry in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein allegations.
Janice Min says the Hollywood Reporter went after the story of Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct, but “nobody would go on the record.”
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Bars step up to head off sexual assaults

Mar 13, 2015
Some bars around the country are training staff in preventing rape and harassment.

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Vice President aims to address untested rape kits

Feb 17, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden promotes funding to help clear backlog of untested kits.

White House and colleges grapple with sexual assault

Sep 18, 2014
The White House will unveil its new sexual assault awareness campaign on Friday.