U.S. sues Houston for discrimination against female firefighters

U.S. sues Houston for discrimination against female firefighters AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday that it had sued Houston over accusations that two female firefighters were subjected to sexual harassment including male co-workers urinating in their dormitory and writing sexist messages on walls. “(The) hostile work environment included males urinating […]

U.S. Olympic chief resigns after sex abuse scandal, health cited

U.S. Olympic chief resigns after sex abuse scandal, health cited DENVER (Reuters) – U.S. Olympic Committee Chief Executive Scott Blackmun is resigning for medical reasons, the organization said on Wednesday, following months of sustained criticism stemming from the sex abuse scandal involving former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. In a statement, the USOC cited Blackmun’s […]