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Wisconsin agency won’t release records on harassment claims

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials are refusing to release records detailing allegations that an agency employee harassed female co-workers at a hotel in Milwaukee, saying such a disclosure would hurt workers' morale and that people make mistakes.

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Domestic abuse bill draws jurisdictional concerns

A legislative proposal extending court jurisdiction for certain restraining orders or injunctions in cases of domestic abuse, child abuse or harassment could lead to an increase in false accusations, said Sen. Glenn Grothman, R-West Bend.

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Bill would let crime victims sue officials (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Crime victims could sue public officials who harass them under a bill Republican lawmakers have introduced in hopes of discouraging prosecutors and police from using their positions to take advantage of vulnerable victims. The measure comes in response to the sordid tale of former Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz, who ...

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EEOC: Aurora retaliated after employee complaint (UPDATE)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal workplace agency is accusing Wisconsin-based Aurora Health Care of not doing enough to investigate a black employee’s claims of harassment and racial discrimination. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the not-for-profit health care provider. According to the EEOC, the black worker repeatedly complained to Aurora officials about the way her ...

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