sexual harassment http://wkms.org en Coursey's Attorney Attempts to Seal "Smut-Filled" Deposition Videos http://wkms.org/post/courseys-attorney-attempts-seal-smut-filled-deposition-videos <p>The counsel for Kentucky State Representative Will Coursey (D-Symsonia) is asking a judge to seal embarrassing videos of a deposition he gave in his counter-suit against a Capitol staffer who has accused him of sexual harassment.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:54:36 +0000 Rob Canning & John Null 41636 at http://wkms.org Coursey's Attorney Attempts to Seal "Smut-Filled" Deposition Videos Kentucky State Police Find No Misconduct By LRC Director Bobby Sherman http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-state-police-find-no-misconduct-lrc-director-bobby-sherman <p>After a nearly seven-month investigation, the Kentucky State Police say investigators found no evidence that former Legislative Research Commission executive director Bobby Sherman shredded work-related documents to cover-up information on sexual harassment within the state legislature.</p><p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 11:54:01 +0000 Jonathan Meador 40986 at http://wkms.org Kentucky State Police Find No Misconduct By LRC Director Bobby Sherman In Reversal, Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission Finds Former Lawmaker John Arnold Guilty http://wkms.org/post/reversal-kentucky-legislative-ethics-commission-finds-former-lawmaker-john-arnold-guilty <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After hours of deliberation and sparring with his defense attorney—not to mention the news media—a full quorum of the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission&nbsp;on Wednesday&nbsp;voted to reprimand and fine former state Rep. John Arnold.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It was the second, and final, hearing in the ethics case brought against the Western Kentucky Democrat by female state House staffers.</span></p><p> Thu, 08 May 2014 10:57:14 +0000 Jonathan Meador 40416 at http://wkms.org In Reversal, Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission Finds Former Lawmaker John Arnold Guilty Arnold Ethics Trial May Continue http://wkms.org/post/arnold-ethics-trial-may-continue <p>The ethics trial against former lawmaker John Arnold may continue.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Because the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission did not consider a motion to dismiss the case against the West Kentucky lawmaker in a hearing last week, the case may go forward.</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:42:27 +0000 Jonathan Meador 39980 at http://wkms.org Arnold Ethics Trial May Continue Sexual Harassment Training Bill To Become Kentucky Law http://wkms.org/post/sexual-harassment-training-bill-become-kentucky-law <p>A bill that would make sexual harassment training mandatory for Kentucky state lawmakers is poised to become law.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:22:17 +0000 Jonathan Meador 39787 at http://wkms.org Sexual Harassment Training Bill To Become Kentucky Law Kentucky Legislators Receive First Sexual Harassment Training http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-legislators-receive-first-sexual-harassment-training <p></p><p>Kentucky lawmakers have finished their first-ever training on sexual harassment.</p><p>More than a hundred lawmakers heard a lecture from Aime McFerren, a Louisville attorney with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She shared strategies for identifying sexual harassment, and the benefits of preventing it. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:45:59 +0000 Jonathan Meador 37885 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Legislators Receive First Sexual Harassment Training Judge to Decide Who Can Be Named As Defendants in Fmr Rep. Arnold Sexual Harassment Case http://wkms.org/post/judge-decide-who-can-be-named-defendants-fmr-rep-arnold-sexual-harassment-case <p></p><p>A Franklin Circuit Court Judge will decide which parties can be named in a <a href="http://wkms.org/term/representative-john-arnold">sexual harassment lawsuit </a>against the state and a former Kentucky lawmaker. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 19:08:56 +0000 Jonathan Meador 36667 at http://wkms.org Judge to Decide Who Can Be Named As Defendants in Fmr Rep. Arnold Sexual Harassment Case Kentucky State Senators To Undergo Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-state-senators-undergo-mandatory-sexual-harassment-training <p>Kentucky state senators will be required to undergo sexual harassment training before the start of next year’s legislative session. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 21:29:52 +0000 Rob Canning & The Associated Press 36619 at http://wkms.org Kentucky State Senators To Undergo Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training KY Panel May Broaden Sexual Harassment Probe http://wkms.org/post/ky-panel-may-broaden-sexual-harassment-probe <p></p><p></p><p>A select committee investigating sexual harassment complaints against a former lawmaker will consider sending letters to all legislative staffers inviting them to come forward with grievances.</p><p>Members of the panel will vote on that proposal from Republican state Representative Robert Benvenuti next Wednesday. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:36:11 +0000 The Associated Press 35596 at http://wkms.org KY Panel May Broaden Sexual Harassment Probe Will Coursey Likely to File Countersuit in Sexual Harassment Case http://wkms.org/post/will-coursey-likely-file-countersuit-sexual-harassment-case <p></p><p>Western Kentucky State Representative Will Coursey&rsquo;s lawyer says the legislator is likely to file a countersuit against claims he sexually harassed a former legislative assistant.</p><p>Paducah Attorney Mark Edwards says the Democratic lawmaker denies Nicole Cusic&rsquo;s allegations that he sexually harassed interns and Legislative Research Commission employees in February 2012. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 22:00:42 +0000 Whitney Jones 35583 at http://wkms.org Will Coursey Likely to File Countersuit in Sexual Harassment Case