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#Sexual Harassment

# sexual-harassment - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Jailed former MP was ‘sexual predator who told pack of lies’, judge says

Charlie Elphicke was sentenced after being convicted of three counts of sexual assault on two women.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Harvey Weinstein victims to receive €17 million payout

A lawyer who represents some of the women described the payment as “a complete sellout”.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 22 June, 2020

3 in 10 female third-level students have experienced non-consensual penetration, survey finds

That’s according to a new national survey published by NUI Galway’s Active Consent Programme.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 27 January, 2020

Female worker sexually assaulted in series of incidents awarded €25,000

An investigation carried out by the employer did not uphold any of her sex harassment allegations.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Deli worker kissed on the neck and pinched by colleague awarded €20,000 for ongoing sexual harassment

The woman gave evidence of incidents where she said she felt personally threatened .

# sexual-harassment - Monday 9 December, 2019

Woman whose CEO hacked into her phone and downloaded intimate photos awarded €94k

The Workplace Relations Commission ruled in favour of the woman’s case alleging sexual harassment and unfair dismissal.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 25 November, 2019

Four out of five people who experience sexual harassment at work don't report it

The Christmas party has long been identified as the most common off-site location of workplace sexual harassment, the survey said.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 14 October, 2019

Firm ordered to pay €30,000 to woman after chef 'sexually harassed her and pinched her bottom'

The company provides catering services at the offices of a government department.

# sexual-harassment - Friday 28 June, 2019

From The42 Egypt do a U-turn and recall midfielder banned over sexual harassment claims AFCON 2019

Egypt do a U-turn and recall midfielder banned over sexual harassment claims

Amr Warda has also had his suspension reduced, meaning he will now be available to play in the knockout stages of the African Cup of Nations.

# sexual-harassment - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

McDonald's workers file dozens of sexual harassment charges in US

Allegations included groping, indecent exposure and propositions for sex.

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 9 May, 2019

The government just launched this major campaign to tackle 'disturbingly' high levels of harassment

Last year, 3,182 sex crimes were recorded by gardaí.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Opinion: Inappropriate comments by customers in the workplace are not 'good craic'

You might not expect women to be subjected to inappropriate sexual comments while working as pharmacists in Ireland, but it happens fairly often, writes Laura Farrell.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Deli worker awarded €11.8k after claiming her manager sexually harassed her

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

# sexual-harassment - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Nicola Sturgeon refers herself to ministerial watchdog over talks with Alex Salmond

Salmond resigned from the SNP last year after sexual harassment allegations, which he denies, were made public.

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Court dismisses Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein

Judd can now pursue defamation claims against the disgraced producer.

# sexual-harassment - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Fast food worker claimed supervisor said she reminded him of Benburb Street and had an 'arse like the back of a truck'

The WRC found against the woman in the case however, because the company followed its policies in the matter.

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Google's Dublin employees stage walkout over company's treatment of women Sexual Harassment This post contains videos

Google's Dublin employees stage walkout over company's treatment of women

Last week Google said it had fired 48 employees in the past two years as a result of sexual harassment allegations.

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Google fired 48 for sexual harassment in past two years

The company said it is taking an “increasingly hard line” against the behaviour.

# sexual-harassment - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Why Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is both 'extraordinary' and 'typical' Sexual Assault This post contains videos

Why Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is both 'extraordinary' and 'typical'

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said a person “may carry out a serious sexual assault without even recognising they have done so”.

# sexual-harassment - Saturday 8 September, 2018

What would make a person more likely to report sexual harassment? This survey wants to find out

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre wants to hear people’s experiences so it can support other survivors of sexual harassment.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Australia is having a national inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace

“No-one should have to suffer sexual harassment at work, or in any other part of their lives,” Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer said.

# sexual-harassment - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Call centre worker sexually harassed by boss awarded €45,000

The woman felt that she had no choice but to resign from her post.

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Morgan Freeman apologises after eight women accuse him of harassment

The CNN report includes one woman who says the actor repeatedly tried to lift up her skirt.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 7 May, 2018

'All the sex you can handle... what more do you want': Woman wins €37k in sexual harassment case

The woman had also claimed constructive dismissal against her former employer.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 26 March, 2018

Company ordered to pay €46k to receptionist who was sexually harassed by her boss

The WRC found that the woman was subject to “a vile act of sexual innuendo” in a live web chat at the company.

# sexual-harassment - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Academy Awards chief being investigated for sexual harassment - reports

In response to queries, the Academy said it “treats any complaints confidentially to protect all parties”.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 19 February, 2018

Great Ormond Street may keep donations from scandal-hit Presidents Club dinner

The Presidents Club closed down after reports of inappropriate behaviour at the male-only event in January.

# sexual-harassment - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Actress Emma Watson donates £1 million to kickstart new anti-sexual harassment campaign

The fund was announced in an open letter supporting the Time’s Up movement, signed by 200 women.

# sexual-harassment - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Gabriel Byrne says #MeToo movement 'hasn't gone far enough' Not A Witch Hunt This post contains videos

Gabriel Byrne says #MeToo movement 'hasn't gone far enough'

The actor described Harvey Weinstein as “an absolutely ferocious bully”.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

From The42 Winter Olympics gold medallist dismisses sexual harassment allegations as 'gossip' Reaction

Winter Olympics gold medallist dismisses sexual harassment allegations as 'gossip'

Snowboarder Shaun White reportedly reached an out-of-court settlement last year with Lena Zawaideh.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

The Presidents Club to close down following sexual harassment claims

The co-organiser of the dinner is reported to have stepped down from his role as non-executive director at the Department for Education over the allegations.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 15 January, 2018

Actor Catherine Deneuve apologises to sexual assault victims after letter attacking 'witch hunt'

The French star had signed an open letter earlier in the week denouncing the #MeToo movement.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Michael Douglas preemptively denies sexual harassment claim

The actor said he expects a former employee to accuse him of acting inappropriately in front of her 32 years ago.

# sexual-harassment - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

New York City Ballet leader Peter Martin retires amid sexual harassment allegations

The 71-year-old stands accused by two dozen dancers of verbal and physical abuse.

Top Hollywood women launch anti-harassment initiative following Weinstein scandal

Over 300 influential women have signed it.

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Fears of backlash after 2017's #MeToo movement

Rape Crisis Network Ireland’s Cliona Sadlier talked to us about what’s next in the movement.

# sexual-harassment - Friday 8 December, 2017

One in five women doctors in Ireland claim to have been sexually harassed

Bully and sexual harassment remain common in Ireland’s medical workplaces, according to the IMO.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'Silence breakers' named as Time's Person of the Year

The award is dedicated to people who went public with allegations of sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood and beyond.

John Oliver publicly confronted Dustin Hoffman about his response to sexual harassment allegations

A six minute video excerpt has been published.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Matt Lauer fired from NBC News after complaint of 'inappropriate sexual behaviour in the workplace'

The announcement was made this morning.

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