Tag Archives: sexual harassment

UR settles sexual harassment suit for $9.4 million (access required)

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The University of Rochester will pay $9.4 million in a settlement agreement announced Friday with nine former professors and students who sued the institution in 2017 over its handling of sexual harassment complaints.  The parties released a joint statement, thanking ...

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UR admits it violated confidentiality of witnesses in Jaeger case (access required)

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Attorneys representing the University of Rochester in a sexual harassment case last week revealed the names of 23 potential witnesses whom the court had previously ruled could remain unidentified. Though the names of the witnesses are known to both sides, ...

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Plaintiffs rebuff motion to dismiss their sexual harassment suit against UR (access required)

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The nine plaintiffs suing the University of Rochester for its handling of a sexual harassment case have filed a 35-page response to the college’s attempt to dismiss their case. The federal suit was originally filed in December 2017. UR responded ...

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UR ‘silence breakers’ share story at RIT (access required)

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Celeste Kidd said she’s one of the lucky ones. Though the University of Rochester professor has been made headlines locally and nationally as a victim of sexual harassment who spoke out, she had support of other women who had been ...

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Rebuttal issued to UR’s independent investigation of sexual harassment (access required)

Mary Jo White, a former US Attorney who led the investigation, speaks Thursday at a press conference discussing a report on the investigation’s findings. (Photo by Gino Fanelli)

The independent investigation launched last year of the University of Rochester’s handling of a sexual abuse case was anything but independent, made factual errors or misrepresentations, and went out of its way to avoid saying the university broke the law, ...

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