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sexual harrassment

May 25, 2023

Bill creates felony for sexual misconduct in schools

A bipartisan group of legislators wants teachers who sexually harass students go to prison and lose their licenses.

Jul 6, 2020

In reversal, Evers gives UW go-ahead for sex assault rules

Gov. Tony Evers has reversed course and given the University of Wisconsin System approval to begin complying with new federal rules that bolster the rights of sexual misconduct defendants and narrow the range of sexual misconduct that colleges must investigate.

Jul 22, 2019

UW System pays $325K to settle sex harassment suit

The University of Wisconsin System will pay a former student $325,000 to settle claims that a professor sexually harassed her.

Apr 3, 2018

State settles sexual harassment complaints for $523,000

Wisconsin taxpayers have paid at least $523,000 over the last decade to settle sexual-harassment complaints against state employees, newly released records show.

Dec 7, 2017

Wisconsin state senator’s accuser torn on complaint release

A former legislative aide who accused then-state Sen. Spencer Coggs of sexual harassment eight years ago says she's torn over whether lawmakers should release sexual-misconduct complaints.

Nov 28, 2017

Assembly leaders refuse to release harassment complaints

Assembly leaders said on Tuesday they support their clerk's decision not to release complaints about sexual harassment or misconduct by legislators or their staffers.

May 15, 2014

State Rep. Kramer pleads not guilty to 2 assault charges (UPDATE)

State Rep. Bill Kramer, a former Assembly majority leader, pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he groped a woman's breasts following a Republican fundraiser.

Feb 12, 2013

Harassment trial set for former DA Kratz

A former Wisconsin prosecutor accused of sending racy text messages to a domestic abuse victim is due back in court next week to settle sexual harassment allegations.

Jan 20, 2013

Merrill restaurant settles sexual harassment complaint for 41K

A federal judge has ordered the owner of a Merrill restaurant to pay $41,000 to a former waitress who said she was sexually harassed and then fired.

Jan 17, 2013

Merrill restaurant settles sexual harassment claim

A federal agency says a Merrill restaurant will pay $41,000 to settle allegations it failed to prevent a cook from sexually harassing waitresses.


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