sexual harrasment

Rutgers Moves To Ban Professor-Student Romantic Relationships

Rutgers Moves To Ban Professor-Student Romantic Relationships

The university will now investigate all such complaints, regardless of how much time has passed since the incidents. At the same time as the university reported this change, the president formed a committee to “attack the problems of sexual harassment” and recommend further changes.

New York City’s Revised Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Law Has Broad Application

New York City’s Revised Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Law  Has Broad Application

 Almost one year ago, the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act was signed into law by Mayor Bill de Blasio. This comprehensive legal package addresses sexual harassment in the workplace. An important component of the legislation expanded the City Human Rights Law for gender-based harassment by increasing the statute of limitations from one to three years.

April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Helping Someone Who Confides That They Have Been Sexually Assaulted

April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month:  Helping Someone Who Confides That They Have Been Sexually Assaulted

The statistics are horrifying: Every 92 seconds, someone in America is sexually assaulted. Do the math – that works out to more than 321,000 victims age 12 and above every year. (statistics from the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network RAINN)

Nondisclosure Agreements in Sexual Harassment Cases Are Out the Window for New Jersey Employers

Nondisclosure Agreements in Sexual Harassment Cases  Are Out the Window for New Jersey Employers

Under a bill recently signed into law, New Jersey employers cannot force workers to obey nondisclosure agreements when they settle a sexual assault, sexual harassment or discrimination claim. The support for this legislation was overwhelming in the Legislature as well as from Governor Murphy who signed it into law.

Jesuits Complete Their List of Priest Abusers: List Includes 10 New Jersey Priests

Jesuits Complete Their List of Priest Abusers: List Includes 10 New Jersey Priests

Making good on a 2018 commitment, the Roman Catholic order of priests known as the Society of Jesus, or the Jesuits, has released a list of 50 men from their Northeast province who have been identified in child sexual abuse allegations.

Governor Murphy Sexual Assault Case Update: Victim Files Suit

Governor Murphy Sexual Assault Case Update: Victim Files Suit

Katie Brennan has filed a lawsuit against the state of New Jersey, accusing it of using its policy for workplace discrimination to hide an alleged sexual assault from Governor Phil Murphy. The lawsuit further alleges that the state used the same policy to silence the alleged victim.

Increases in Reported Rapes at New Jersey College Campuses Shows Influence of #MeToo Movement

 Increases in Reported Rapes at New Jersey College Campuses Shows Influence of #MeToo Movement

Although the number of rape reports on New Jersey college campuses climbed again in 2017, advocates attribute much of the increase to the fact that it has become easier for victims to report these crimes.

Cyberbullying: The “Momo Challenge” Is Not a Game

Cyberbullying: The “Momo Challenge” Is Not a Game

It’s a disturbing avatar derived from a sculpture produced by a special effects firm. With a huge, beak-like mouth, stringy hair and bulging eyes, the impression is of a scary mask or a woman with oddly-distorted features.