The complaint was filed with Multnomah Circuit Court in Oregon. During Lyles' tenure at Nike — from May to September — the engineer was repeatedly "misgendered" by coworkers, the complaint said. While Lyles notified management about the issue multiple times, the companies allegedly failed to implement any policies, procedures and trainings around the use of gender pronouns in the workplace. Nike declined to comment on the lawsuit, but said the company "is committed to a culture of diversity, inclusion and respect where everyone can succeed and realize their full potential. Nike allegedly fostered a "boys-club 'jock mentality'" work culture that was hostile to people who do not fit gender stereotypes, which the complaint said is contrary to the progressive reputation the sporting goods company enjoys with the public. In its "Be True" campaign, Nike hired transgender athletes to promote athletic wear like hoodies and sneakers.
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Company has been taking steps to change culture following scandals that appeared to demonstrate aggressive business practices and a toxic workplace. Uber has fired more than 20 employees after a company investigation into sexual harassment claims and workplace culture. The terminations were announced at a company-wide meeting on Tuesday, details of which were first leaked to and reported by the New York Times and Bloomberg News. Uber confirmed the departures to the Guardian.
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More than half of the participants in a study conducted by the Social Action and Innovation Centre KMOP in Greece reported having experienced sexual harassment in their professional lives. Additionally, The vast majority of the sample group The study also examined the existing framework in place to combat sexual harassment. A significant number
There were numerous of occasions where my boundaries were breached. If I could go back in time, I would have said something. Liz says she has suffered sexual harassment as both, a yoga student and a teacher, but felt unable to speak up as a pupil. I had a few male assistants and a male teacher. I remember hands touching me everywhere all at the same time.