Sexual Harassment

A fornmer Ohio State University College of Engineering student is suing the school and the director of the Center for Automotive Research alleging sexual and racial harassment and retaliation.

Athens City Schools officials have hired an investigator to probe claims by a former student that a school board member mishandled her sexual assault complaints against a fellow student made seven years ago.

A federal jury has awarded 3.35 million dollars to a former Circleville firefighter in her sexual harassment lawsuit.

A powerful Republican Ohio lawmaker has been quietly cleared in a sexual harassment investigation conducted by an outside law firm where he worked for 36 years. 

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A Republican State Representative has been accused of inappropriate sexual conduct. 

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Some state lawmakers are backing a new bill to reform sexual harassment training standards for their colleagues.

A woman who accused candidate Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign of sexually harassing her more than a decade ago is running for a seat in the Ohio Legislature. 

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Two Republican state lawmakers have issued apologies for disparaging remarks they made earlier this week at a roast for a departing employee earlier this week. But some lawmakers are demanding more than apologies. 

A growing number of Ohio CEOs are leaving their positions, according to the executive firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas.  

Records obtained by the Associated Press show a Columbus-based state gaming agent's sexual harassment complaint against her supervisor led state regulators to a larger pattern of intimidation and the man's firing in May.

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Ohio Democratic Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur is making waves by linking women's clothing to sexual harassment.  

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The speaker of the Ohio House is talking about the resignation of former Republican State Representative Wes Goodman, who allegedly sexually assaulted a teenager. 

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More information, including allegations of harassment, is coming out against now-former Republican State Representative Wes Goodman.

The chief of staff to Ohio Senate Republicans says he's stepping down,

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Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate William O'Neill says he has deleted a social media post outlining his sexual history after being criticized in part for potentially identifying some of the women.

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Two Republican state lawmakers and a Democratic Senate staffer have resigned in the last month – all over what’s been termed “inappropriate behavior”.

The chief of staff for Democrats in the Ohio Senate has resigned after facing allegations of "inappropriate conduct" toward other employees.

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In the weeks since allegations of sexual harassment and assault against movie producer Harvey Weinstein became public, a number of other stories of abuse have come to light: in Hollywood, in newsrooms (including NPR's), and now, in statehouses across the country.

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Two weeks after the resignation of a Republican state senator because of sexual harassment claims, other reports of inappropriate  behavior by other state lawmakers have surfaced.

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A memo detailing a woman's sexual harassment complaint against a Republican State Senator by a state employee says he hugged her and repeatedly badgered her to have sex.

Ohio University says an English professor accused of sexually harassing several students will resign effective November 1.

Former Brimfield Township police chief David Oliver, who developed a large social media following for his mocking approach to criminals, has been convicted of four misdemeanors.

Democrats continue to blast Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine for the way he handled a sexual harassment case in his office.