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Closeup (Women, Work and Sexual Harassment) #58005

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 14, 1979
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(Studio) Report is on remedies for sexual harassment, short of going to court
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Ontario, Canada) Canadian workshop, led by United States expert, noted to give women chance at role-playing in sexual harassment situations. [Roseanne BIOCCHI - discusses reaction to part in workshop scene.] [WOMAN - comments.] [Author-researcher Lin FARLEY - compares situation in sexual harassment now to attitudes about rape 10 years ago.] Details given about Working Women's Institution, in NYC, and its aid in such cases. Institution's advice about handling advances at office listed. Places to take harassment cases said to be EEOC, human rights cmsns. or court [Paulette BARNES - comments.] Remarks of bank personnel officer in Washington, DC re; corporation attitude towards sexual harassment and women's issues reported [American Security Bank Vice President Tony D'ERMES - comments.]
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr

Robinson, Max;
Sherr, Lynn

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