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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Source: American Apparel CEO misused funds

    Source: American Apparel CEO misused funds
    An internal investigation at American Apparel Inc has found that its CEO Dov Charney violated company policies, ranging from misusing company funds to failing to stop the discrediting of at least one former employee who had accused him of sexual...
  • American Apparel's ousted Dov Charney was unpredictable interview subject

    American Apparel's ousted Dov Charney was unpredictable interview subject
    American Apparel founder Dov Charney was an unpredictable executive. Although heralded as a retail innovator and an advocate for American manufacturing and fair wages, he also faced numerous sexual misconduct accusations. Over the years, the chief...
  • UC creates task force to oversee efforts to prevent sexual assault

    University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Friday she is forming a task force to oversee efforts to prevent sexual violence at UC campuses. The group will monitor the system's progress and work to develop best practices in prevention,...
  • College employees need more sexual assault training, audit finds

    College employees need more sexual assault training, audit finds
    Four California public universities do not do an adequate job of training employees who can respond to initial allegations of sexual harassment and violence, according to a state report released Tuesday. Auditors examined policies and practices at UC...
  • Bill aimed at speedier teacher firings among those signed by Brown

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed legislation aimed at speeding the dismissal of public school teachers for gross misconduct, a bill in reaction to a sex abuse case at Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles. The measure was introduced after...
  • Bill to streamline some teacher dismissals clears Legislature

    Bill to streamline some teacher dismissals clears Legislature
    The California Assembly on Thursday unanimously approved a measure backed by often-warring factions of education policy that would make it easier to fire teachers charged with grave misconduct such as sexual abuse. Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo),...
  • State upholds suspension of Allegany doctor's license

    State upholds suspension of Allegany doctor's license
    The Maryland Board of Physicians upheld on Thursday its decision to suspend Dr. William Dando's medical license based on his indictment in Allegany County for an alleged sexual assault. Dando appeared before the board Wednesday and was given the chance...
  • American Apparel shareholder sues Charney, board members

    American Apparel shareholder sues Charney, board members
    An American Apparel shareholder is suing Dov Charney and the remaining six members of the American Apparel board, alleging breach of fiduciary duties to the company and shareholders. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Los Angeles on Monday,...
  • Former student settles sex case against Burbank school district

    Former student settles sex case against Burbank school district
    A man who claimed he was sexually abused by his teacher when he was 14 years old has settled his lawsuit against the Burbank Unified school district that alleged school officials failed to oversee the teacher and train employees to recognize signs of...
  • American Apparel CEO's playboy lifestyle overshadowed successes

    American Apparel's abrupt ouster of controversial Chief Executive Dov Charney may pitch the company into bankruptcy by triggering defaults on two outstanding loans, the retailer warned Thursday.  In an SEC filing, American Apparel said the board's...
  • Former Rutherford employee adds Romney campaign to lawsuit

    Former Rutherford employee adds Romney campaign to lawsuit
    A former state employee who’s suing Treasurer Dan Rutherford for political wrongdoing and sexual harassment added Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to the case Thursday. The Romney addition came as Edmund Michalowski refiled his lawsuit...