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Archive for tag: EEOC

Film Academy To Tackle Sexual Harassment And Abuse Scandal

6 December, 2017 (17:49) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

      by David Robb and Anita Busch December 6, 2017 1:49pm The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is poised to tackle Hollywood’s ever-widening sexual harassment and abuse scandal. “We are taking this issue seriously, and I believe we will be coming to the press with something imminently,” said a member of […]

Hollywood Guild Leaders Address Their Roles In Ending Sexual Harassment And Abuse

17 November, 2017 (20:53) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Photo Rex/Shutterstock by David Robb November 17, 2017 6:23pm * SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris, speaking tonight in New York at a panel discussion on sexual harassment, said that the union and its members will play a key role in changing not only the industry’s attitudes about harassment and abuse but the global culture’s as well. […]

EEOC: Major Studios Failed To Hire Female Directors; Lawsuit Looms!

15 February, 2017 (23:18) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb  February 15, 2017 9:51am February 15, 2017 9:51am EXCLUSIVE: The EEOC is in settlement talks with the major studios to resolve charges that they systemically discriminated against female directors. “Every one of the major studios has received a charge contending that they failed to hire women directors,” a knowledgeable source told […]

EEOC Begins Interviews With Female Directors In Discrimination Probe!

16 October, 2015 (11:02) | 2015 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb October 16, 2015 8:17am The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has begun interviewing female directors as its investigation into discrimination against female film and TV directors is officially underway. First up was director Maria Giese, who was interviewed at the EEOC’s offices in Los Angeles for four hours on Wednesday. Giese, who […]