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November 2017 Archives

Another television star accused of harassment: Charlie Rose

The television journalist Charlie Rose has been accused by eight women of sexual harassment. All of the women worked with Rose at PBS during his career at as a renowned interviewer there. According to the women, Rose groped them, disrobed in front of them and made unwanted sexual advances. According to one of the women, Rose touched her inappropriately while whispering sexually in her ear at a company event.

Understand your leave request rights as an employee

If your employer is obligated to obey the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), you need to be aware of your rights when it comes to requesting leave -- because you certainly can't expect your employer to explain them to you or look out for your welfare.

Oprah and other stars want to clean up toxic Hollywood

Some of the biggest Hollywood names in the business have joined forces to stop sexual harassment. Among them are powerful Hollywood women like Reese Witherspoon, Natalie Portman and Oprah Winfrey. These well-regarded television and movie personalities have been privately meeting to create a cross-industry plan that will stop sexual harassment in its tracks. The effort was inspired by the recent news regarding the allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault committed by movie producer Harvey Weinstein.

Lawmaker gets disciplined after sexual harassment allegations

An assemblyman from the Los Angeles-area has been accused of sexual harassment related to an incident that happened in 2009. Allegedly, the man put his hands down the blouse of a fellow legislative staffer. However, the incident did not become public until last Friday.

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