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Sexual Harassment


While sexual harassment continues to make headlines, with allegations of misconduct bringing down dozens of men in power in the past few months, the problems are neither new, nor will they go away. Why does sexual harassment happen, and what can be done on an individual basis or as a culture?

Guests: Rebecca Webber, attorney with Skelton, Taintor & Abbott, based in Auburn

Pat Peard, chair of Bernstein Shur’s Education Practice Group; she's a former history teacher and she practices in all areas of employment and labor law.

Jennifer Scanlon, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies, Bowdoin College

Resources and information mentioned on today's program:

Statewide Sexual Assault Crisis and Support line: 1-800-871-7741

Maine Human Rights Commission - sexual harassment: http://www.maine.gov/mhrc/guidance/sexual_harrassment.htm

To comment on Board of Overseers proposed changes regarding harassment and professional misconduct for lawers and judges:

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