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PC Magazine

The case of Aaron McCormick, who alleges in his complaint that he was excluded from a number of important meetings and functions at his employer Optimizely, a privately held, San Francisco-based software company.

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NY Times

Social Finance, a hot financial start-up, is the latest prominent Silicon Valley company to face accusations that it turned a blind eye to sexual harassment.

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Architect

Sexual harassment has long been a serious problem in professional settings, and the design industry, as it has been made clear, is not immune. Below, practitioners and legal experts weigh in on ways to implement a sexual harassment policy to a firm of any size.

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Bloomberg

How to Break an NDA, See If Your Pay Is Fair, Confront a Colleague, and More

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NY Post

Giants fan: I was fired for tearing down a Tom Brady poster. This Big Apple football fan just discovered another reason to hate Tom Brady.

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Techcrunch

SoFi responds to sexual harassment and wage lawsuits. Last month, Social Finance, or SoFi,  a startup centered around the refinancing of student loans, was sued by a former employee. The senior operations manager who filed the lawsuit, Brandon Charles, says he was wrongfully terminated for reporting sexual harassment of female colleagues by their managers, as well as for outing several managers who he claims improperly recorded loans in order to goose their bonus pay.

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SFGATE

SoFi CEO Mike Cagney abruptly steps down as new misconduct claim looms. After several sexual harassment claims and a lawsuit, Mike Cagney, CEO of online lender Social Finance, has resigned and will leave the company immediately, according to an announcement Friday.

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Fast Company

What You Need To Know Before Signing A Noncompete Agreement. You’ve been offered a new job, and your prospective employer wants you to sign a noncompete agreement. Should you? A recent New York Times article points out that noncompete agreements, traditionally reserved for high-level executives, are popping up more frequently in surprising industries. Yoga instructors, hair stylists, and camp counselors are being asked to sign away their rights to move around in their industry.

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