KNOXVILLE — A Tennessee restaurateur and mayoral candidate has been accused of sexual harassment in a lawsuit brought by a server at one of his eateries.
A jury has awarded $2 million to a Chattanooga woman who claimed she was sexually harassed by a coworker while working at East Lawn Funeral Home in Kingsport.
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken faced a storm of criticism and a likely ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour. He was the first member of Congress caught up in the recent wave of allegations of sexual abuse and inappropriate behavior.
Dustin Hoffman is apologizing for the alleged sexual harassment of a 17-year-old intern in 1985, saying “it is not reflective of who I am.”
More than one-third of House lawmakers have failed to watch a mandatory 22-minute sexual harassment training video, according to records obtained by The Tennessean from state human resources officials.
It's deja vu for Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise, a nonprofit Chattanooga agency that in 2012 was rocked by accusations against its then-leader David Johnson by ex-employees who accused him of sexual harassment, mishandled funds and racist remarks.