sexual harassment

Senate Panel Confirms Rivkees As Florida Surgeon General

Jan 17, 2020
Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees
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A Senate health-care panel on Wednesday voted 8-2 to support the confirmation of Scott Rivkees, the secretary of the Florida Department of Health and surgeon general. 

The trauma of sexual assault or harassment is not only hard to forget; it may also leave lasting effects on a woman's health. This finding of a study published Wednesday adds support to a growing body of evidence suggesting the link.

Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against JAXPORT, Others

Oct 3, 2018

The Jacksonville Port Authority faces a civil-rights lawsuit filed by a Jacksonville woman who contends JAXPORT employees pressured her to have sex when she was applying for a job and then made the same demand for sex after she got a promotion.

Not all bills will make it through the annual legislative session, And this year, the impending failure of several high-profile measures is raising eyebrows.

State Paid Millions Settling Harassment Cases

Nov 28, 2017
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The state of Florida has paid more than $11 million over a 30-year period to settle hundreds of cases that alleged that state workers were sexually harassed by supervisors and co-workers, or were forced to work in a hostile work environment.