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Man sues over sexual harassment in Texas

If you've been harassed sexually, then you may want to know what you can do to help yourself. A lawsuit is always a possibility, although there may be other ways to seek compensation. As you probably know, sexual harassment can go both ways, and in this case, it's a man who has sued over being harassed by a woman in Texas. The March 24 report states that the man has now been awarded over $500,000 for his lawsuit.

Texas professors head to court to seek reinstatement

Businesses have to be careful these days, since firing someone based on race, gender, religion, or other factors can be seen as workplace discrimination. In Texas, workplace discrimination was in the news again as former employees of the University of Texas Brownsville, UTB, and Texas Southmost College, TSC, have sued the facilities claiming wrongful termination along with workplace discrimination. The three formerly tenured professors, two women and a man, claimed that they were wrongfully terminated and discriminated against due to their ages.

Sexual harassment an issue for senior assistant attorney general

When you're working, you don't want to have to worry about being in a hostile work environment in San Antonio. In some news out of California, though, that's exactly what some people have been dealing with in the political arena. In a news release from Feb. 27, claims of sexual harassment and stressful workplaces were exposed. It's been claimed that the alleged incident involved only two people who were friends joking around, but this still draws questions about the investigation process that took place.