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2014/10/02 08:21
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Since 2012, the Seattle City Council has passed three significant employment laws: a law requiring employers to provide paid sick leave, a law banning businesses from prescreening employees based on...
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2014/10/02 03:17
2014/10/02 03:17
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An internal investigation found that the Johns Hopkins University failed to alert students, faculty and staff to what it called "a sexual assault" at a fraternity house in March 2013, the school's...
2014/10/02 02:43
2014/10/02 02:43
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In a wise and proactive move to conform with federal law, Minnesota is likely to join 32 other states and the NCAA in adopting guidelines for participation of transgender students in high school...
2014/10/01 17:17
2014/10/01 17:17
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SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The California Catholic Conference has filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) citing federal...
2014/09/30 14:51
2014/09/30 14:51
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JUNEAU — Freshmen at the University of Alaska Southeast are learning about what constitutes consent when it comes to sex. It is part of a renewed focus on cracking down on sexual violence at college...
2014/09/29 22:28
2014/09/29 22:28
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Editor's note: California's Senate Bill 967 was signed into law on Sunday. Previously, CNN's Emanuella Grinberg explained in depth what that will entail. (CNN) -- Thousands of freshmen at the...
2014/09/29 07:04
2014/09/29 07:04
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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- In a one-year snapshot of sexual violence and harassment complaints, the nation's largest public university system spotted cases of repeat offenders, trouble-prone departments and...
2014/09/27 15:13
2014/09/27 15:13
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The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by...
2014/09/27 01:32
2014/09/27 01:32
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Aaron Hadlow: Symbol of noose bears horrific weight of history The recent allegations of racial discrimination in the St. James School R-1 District are unsettling. They are ugly, and everybody hates...
2014/09/26 21:39
2014/09/26 21:39
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In response to a federal investigation, Lehigh University will revise their racial harassment policies and put in place training opportunities for staff and students in order to make the university a...
2014/09/26 16:05
2014/09/26 16:05
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Secure bicycle parking will more than triple at Civic Center Station thanks to a move by the BART Board of Directors Thursday night. The Board okayed a plan to use more than a half million dollars in...
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2014/09/26 15:36
2014/09/26 15:36
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The University of Missouri Board of Curators next week plans to vote on proposed changes to how campuses in the UM system investigate sexual discrimination, assault and harassment complaints. Updated...
2014/09/26 11:23
2014/09/26 11:23
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Brandeis University, seen here in a 2010 file photo, is one of dozens of schools under federal Title IX investigation for its handling of a sexual assault case. (Josh Reynolds/AP) WALTHAM, Mass. —...
2014/09/26 00:32
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ST. JAMES—Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster's office is expected to issue a response to a NAACP letter sent Sept. 22 regarding an alleged incident of racial harassment in the St. James R-1 School...
2014/09/25 10:19
2014/09/25 10:19
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In the wake of falling under federal scrutiny for its handling of sexual assault allegations, the University of Michigan is working to raise awareness of the issue on campus and change behaviors that...
2014/09/25 04:26
2014/09/25 04:26
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An attorney is making claims that Butte College and its Title IX administrator fail to protect female students in favor of bolstering the football program. Two weeks ago the school dismissed football...
2014/09/25 04:24
2014/09/25 04:24
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Federal investigation underway, parent blames district's unfair discipline for violencePosted: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 11:51 PM EDTUpdated: Thursday, September 25, 2014 12:01 AM EDT CEDAR...
2014/09/24 18:10
2014/09/24 18:10
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PEORIA, Ill. -- Last week, President Obama took a stand on sexual assault on college campuses nationwide. Now Bradley University is one of several schools across the country currently making changes...
2014/09/24 16:41
2014/09/24 16:41
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Together they transformed high school softball for all of North Carolina, but their story has largely been untold. Twenty years later, Buck and Judy O'Shields are being recognized for their...
2014/09/24 14:12
2014/09/24 14:12
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In a letter obtained by Tuesday night by ESPN and TMZ.com, attorney David Cornwell confirmed Winston's cooperation with the probe. In December 2013, after a three-week investigation, the Florida...
2014/10/02 08:21
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