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Uber to Pay $4.4 Million to End Federal Sex Harassment Probe

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber Technologies Inc. will establish a $4.4 million fund to settle a federal investigation into allegations that the San Francisco company allowed a rampant culture of sexual harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announc...
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Some McDonald’s Workers Vote to Strike Over Sex Harassment

NEW YORK — Emboldened by the #MeToo movement, McDonald's workers have voted to stage a one-day strike next week at restaurants in 10 cities in hopes of pressuring management to take stronger steps against on-the-job sexual harassment. Organizers say it will be...

Walters: Legislature’s Employees Should Be Allowed to Unionize

In his Jan. 22 CALmatters column, Dan Walters points out that it was the young Gov. Jerry Brown who more than four decades ago "decreed that public employees had the right to join unions and bargain for salaries and other working conditions." Brown's logic,...