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Three women filed federal charges against United Way Worldwide, accusing CEO Brian Gallagher of targeting them after they spoke up about sexual harassment. Two were fired.
Last month, Mr. D’Elia was the subject of multiple accounts from women who said that the comedian made sexual advances toward them when they were younger.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month came and went in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Yet sexual violence, along with other global crises, is as relevant and urgent as ever. Our choices for US president are now Donald Trump and Joe Biden, who both have evaded testimonies from women of sexual assault and rape.
Ten people describe experiencing or witnessing inappropriate behavior by AFGE president J. David Cox. He denies the allegations.
When New York City Ballet fired the star dancer Amar Ramasar eight months ago for sharing vulgar texts and sexually explicit photos of a dancer with a colleague, it said it needed “to ensure that our dancers and staff have a workplace where they feel respected and valued.”
The #metoo movement represents an opportunity for the labor movement to authentically connect to the experiences of women in all workplaces, and show that a union card means protection from sexual harassment, whether the harasser is the boss or a coworker.