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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Head of UN climate panel steps down amid harassment case

    The leader of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change stepped down on Tuesday amid an investigation into a colleague's allegations of sexual harassment. Rajendra K. Pachauri, 75, an Indian citizen, had chaired the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
  • CPS: Dismissal of pregnant teachers was 'consistent with business necessity'

    CPS: Dismissal of pregnant teachers was 'consistent with business necessity'
    In its first formal response to a federal discrimination lawsuit, Chicago Public Schools denied the principal of a Northwest Side elementary school targeted pregnant teachers for dismissal and asserted performance ratings and layoff decisions that...
  • District U46 considers changes to bullying, dating-violence, protest policies

    District U46 considers changes to bullying, dating-violence, protest policies
    The Elgin School District U46 is considering changes in its discipline and behavior code that would affect everything from political demonstrations to cyber-bullying to teen dating violence to keeping athletes from suffering concussions. U46 Staff...
  • March trial set for former Kanawha County principal

    A former Kanawha County principal is scheduled to stand trial in March on a misdemeanor charge of failing to report a sexual assault allegation. Media outlets report that former Capital High School principal Clinton Giles pleaded not guilty on Tuesday....
  • Geneva School District 304 board revamps anti-harassment policy

    Geneva School District 304 has elected to revamp its anti-harassment policy by adding a clear list of unacceptable actions between employees and students. "The more explicit you are in providing direction to staff, the better," said Craig Collins,...
  • Coast guardsman faces court-martial in Va. on sex charges

    A member of the Coast Guard accused of sexual misconduct is scheduled to face a general court-martial in Norfolk. Thirty-three-year-old James R. Hamilton is accused of several charges, including aggravated sexual contact and failure to obey an order or a...
  • UC Berkeley sex assault conference draws student protest

    BERKELEY, Calif. This week, as university and civic leaders convene at the University of California, Berkeley, for a national conference on campus sexual assault, they will encounter a presentation that was not vetted by the event organizers the victims'...
  • City suspends, fines cabdriver accused of sexual harassment

     City suspends, fines cabdriver accused of sexual harassment
    A Chicago cabdriver has been fined $800 and his chauffeur's license was suspended for 10 days in connection with a customer who said he sexually harassed her, city officials said Monday. The 27-year-old driver was found liable of abusive behavior and...
  • Feds investigate Washington and Lee discrimination complaint

    Federal officials are investigating a complaint alleging Washington and Lee University discriminated against a female student after she reported a sexual assault. Washington and Lee University President Kenneth Ruscio announced the investigation on...
  • Head of UN climate panel skips meeting amid harassment case

    The Indian leader of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change has pulled out of a key meeting in Nairobi while pledging to cooperate with New Delhi police investigating allegations of sexual harassment. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said...
  • Alcohol, sex photos led to California firefighter discipline

    Firefighters at the state's fire academy drank on duty and displayed sexually explicit photographs on state cellphones, and a battalion chief slapped a female cadet on the buttocks, according to disciplinary records made public Friday. The allegations...