Tuesday, February 26, 2008

More women staying at work longer and returning faster to workforce after pregnancy

See "Shifts in Pregnancy and Work," NYT, 2/26/08, at A11

-80% work to last month of pregnancy, 55% return to work within 6 months, sharp contrast to 1960s

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Duke lacrosse players strike back by suing university in federal court for giving credence to rape allegations

See "Duke athletes sue school, city for emotional distress in rape case,' amny, 2/22-24/08, at p. 6

-claim emotional distress in federal lawsuit based on harassment over false rape case against 3 Duke lacrosse players

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Woman Sues Golf Club in Massachusetts for Failing to Let Her Play in Men's Tournament

See "Barred from men's only event, woman sues public golf club," NYT, 2/19/08, at D1

-Elaine Joyce sues Cape Cod golf club

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Mineola LI school aide claims sexual harassment against administrators

See "$7M sex suit by LI school aide," NYP, 2/13/08, at 25

-school aide claims deputy sup't said he could have her and supt used profanity against women

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Skadden attorneys in trouble for blogging about hottest associate at law firm

See "Attys' rank prank," NYP, 2/13/08, at p. 9

-article about 2 associates blogging about contest to determine best looking female lawyer at the firm rebuked by firm

Friday, February 15, 2008

Former University of Washington equipment mgr gets sexual harassment lawsuit reinstated against University, former football player

See "Sex discrimination suit reinstated," NYT, 2/13/08, at D6

-explaining appeals court decision reinstating case against former player Roc Alexander and University for failing to address his rape of her