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Some Mississippi lawmakers trained against sexual harassment

Mississippi House members are taking training against sexual harassment, and Senate leaders are suggesting senators do the same. House members were being trained Thursday in a session closed to the public, and House staff members were taking the same training in a separate session. Senate President Pro Tempore Terry Burton issued a memo Thursday saying the Rules Committee is requiring ...

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Sexual misconduct in the workplace can have serious consequences

By BECKY GILLETTE Hardly a day passes that there are not more headlines detailing allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace. Many of those involve famous Hollywood stars or producers. It is a lot harder to complain about a producer because doing that in a tight knit community could keep them from getting other jobs with other production companies, said ...

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3 former USM coaches awarded $1.2M

JACKSON — The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear the University of Southern Mississippi’s appeal of a $1.2 million award to three former soccer coaches. The case is among dozens the Supreme Court will consider during its July-August term. It will not hear oral arguments in the case. Former head coach John Vincent and two assistants, John Mollaghan and Ged O’Connor, ...

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EPI Advanced settles sexual harassment case

SHERMAN — A St. Louis-based plastic injection molding company will pay $190,000 to settle a sexual harassment case in Mississippi. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced the settlement today. The EEOC had sued EPI Advanced after women employees at its plant in Sherman complained that a male supervisor and a male co-worker made sexually explicit comments and propositions toward ...

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