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Female Workers Sue McCormick & Schmick's Over Lewd Behavior

Female Workers Sue McCormick & Schmick's Over Lewd Behavior

Dec 14
Female kitchen workers at the McCormick & Schmick's seafood restaurant in downtown Boston were subjected to constant groping and lewd comments from male supervisors and co-workers, five women said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.

Disney Buying Large Part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B Deal

Disney Buying Large Part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B Deal

By Tali Arbel | Dec 14
Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the ente

Apple Plows $390M into Finisar Facial Recognition, 500+ Jobs

Apple Plows $390M into Finisar Facial Recognition, 500+ Jobs

Dec 13
Apple is investing $390 million in Finisar, a company that makes lasers used in facial recognition technology.

Can Better Policies Prevent Workplace Sexual Harassment?

Can Better Policies Prevent Workplace Sexual Harassment?

By Barbara Ortutay | Dec 12
Can better policies prevent workplace sexual harassment? Experts say it's not just about what's on the books but how the rules are enforced.

Ford Shifts Production of Electric SUV to Mexico

Ford Shifts Production of Electric SUV to Mexico

Dec 10
Ford says that shifting production of an electric SUV from the U.S. to Mexico will allow the company to make more self-driving vehicles in Michigan.

Accusers Take on Toxic Culture in TV Newsrooms

Accusers Take on Toxic Culture in TV Newsrooms

By Michael R. Sisal and Yvonne Lee | Dec 8
Women who say they were sexually harassed or mistreated by powerful men in television news have banded together to form a support network aimed at changing a newsroom culture they say has given men a free pass to misbehave.

Trump-Supporting Gay Billionaire Peter Thiel Funding Members-Only LGBTQ 'Social Club' Called 'Yass'

Trump-Supporting Gay Billionaire Peter Thiel Funding Members-Only LGBTQ 'Social Club' Called 'Yass'

Dec 8
The openly gay technology billionaire Peter Thiel, who donated $1.25 million to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, co-founded what is being called a "queer co-working space and social club" for LGBTQ people in San Francisco called Yass.

Massage Envy 'Shaken' by Reported Sexual Misconduct at Spas

Massage Envy 'Shaken' by Reported Sexual Misconduct at Spas

Dec 7
Officials at Arizona-based Massage Envy said Tuesday that reports of sexual misconduct at its franchise spas are "heartbreaking" and the company is strengthening screening and reporting procedures.

In the Age of Amazon, Walmart is Changing Its Legal Name

In the Age of Amazon, Walmart is Changing Its Legal Name

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Dec 7
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is changing its legal name effective Feb. 1 as it shifts away from physical stores in the age of Amazon's increasing dominance.

Moore Campaign Complains About Super PAC Ad

Moore Campaign Complains About Super PAC Ad

Dec 6
Republican Roy Moore's Alabama Senate campaign is demanding that a political group quit running a commercial about sexual misconduct allegations against the candidate.

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