Workplace discrimination

Germany head coach Joachim Loew checks the pitch before the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
June 22, 2018 - 6:18 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:13 a.m. Will Germany follow Brazil's lead in righting the ship after a rocky World Cup start, or will the defending champ find itself keeping company with Argentina, needing help if it hopes to advance? The World Cup could...
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FILE- In this March 13, 2017, file photo, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Krzanich is resigning after the company learned of a consensual relationship that he had with an employee. Intel said Thursday, June 21, 2018, that the relationship was in violation of the company's non-fraternization policy, which applies to all managers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 21, 2018 - 10:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned after the company learned of what it called a consensual relationship with an employee. Intel said Thursday that the relationship was in violation of the company's non-fraternization policy, which applies to all managers. Chief Financial Officer...
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June 18, 2018 - 5:32 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers want to study the issue of sexual misconduct in the workplace, including in state government, through the passage of a pair of House resolutions. State representatives voted overwhelmingly on Monday for two resolutions, one to give a task force a year...
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June 14, 2018 - 1:14 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who gave prosecutors an envelope containing feces is heading to prison for an armed robbery in Pennsylvania. The Dauphin County District Attorney's Office says 34-year-old Rasheem Drummond was sentenced to 7 ½ to 15 years in prison Wednesday after he pulled a gun and...
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June 11, 2018 - 3:17 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey state police trooper accused of repeatedly pulling over women to ask them out on dates has agreed to forfeit his job as part of a plea deal to resolve the allegations. Prosecutors say also as part of the deal Eric Richardson pleaded guilty Monday to illegally using...
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June 08, 2018 - 3:19 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gov. Chris Sununu, a Republican, signed bills Friday to protect transgender people from discrimination and ban therapies that seek to change the sexual orientation of minors. The anti-discrimination law, which takes effect July 8, bans discrimination based on gender identity in...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2011, file photo, Timothy Mapes, chief of staff for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, listens to lawmakers debate at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Sherri Garrett, an employee in Madigan's office, on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, accused Mapes of mishandling allegations of sexual harassment on two occasions and making untoward comments to her and others in incidents from 2013 to just a few weeks ago. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
June 06, 2018 - 6:51 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The chief of staff to powerful Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan abruptly resigned Wednesday after an employee accused him of lewd comments and of mishandling complaints of sexual harassment. Sherri Garrett, a $42,000-a-year account technician for the House, told a...
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FIlE - In this April 8, 2014 file photo, Roseanne Barr arrives at the NBC Universal Summer Press Day in Pasadena, Calif. The unprecedented sudden cancellation of ABC's TV’s top comedy "Roseanne" has left a wave of unemployment and uncertainty in its wake. Barr’s racist tweet and the almost immediate axing of her show put hundreds of people out of work. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 31, 2018 - 7:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The unprecedented sudden cancellation of one of television's top comedies has left a wave of unemployment and uncertainty in its wake. Roseanne Barr's racist tweet and the swift axing of her rebooted show put hundreds of people out of work, with some wondering whether they would...
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A man finds the doors locked and a sign explaining why the store closed early, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Starbucks closed more than 8,000 stores nationwide Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of may steps the company is taking to try to restore its tarnished image as a hangout where all are welcome. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
May 30, 2018 - 1:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, mocked three years ago for suggesting employees discuss racial issues with customers, asked workers to talk about race with each other. It was part of the coffee chain's anti-bias training Tuesday, created after the arrest of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks six...
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Tourists peer into the front window of a Starbucks, commonly referred to as the original Starbucks, in the Pike Place Market Tuesday, May 29, 2018, in Seattle. The first Starbucks cafe was located nearby in the early 1970's. Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is taking to try to restore its tarnished image as a hangout where all are welcome. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 29, 2018 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Starbucks' plan to close stores Tuesday for anti-bias training. (all times local): 4 p.m. A Starbucks worker cordoned off a line of customers at the company's famous Pike Place Market location in Seattle as employees prepared to receive anti-bias training. The...
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