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Harvey Weinstein sued by N.Y. attorney general for civil rights violations

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On Sunday, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed suit against The Weinstein Company, Harvey Weinstein and Robert Weinstein for egregious violations of New York’s civil rights, human rights and business laws. Filed in New York County Supreme Court, the suit includes new and extensive accusations about longtime company CEO Harvey Weinstein’s mistreatment of employees. Employee accounts of sexual harassment, intimidation and other misconduct are part of the suit. The suit says that the investigation shows that the head of human resources at Weinstein's company was not empowered to do anything about his ongoing sexual harassment of female employees.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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