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Women's Research Institute Of Nevada In The News

Dec 13, 2018

A Las Vegas Justice of the Peace who says she tipped off Vice detectives to an alleged teen prostitution ring, but asked to keep it confidential out of concern for her daughter, is facing possible discipline over allegations she used her position as a judge to contact police.

Nov 20, 2018

It’s not often a gaming executive takes on industry regulators, but Caesars Entertainment executive Jan Jones Blackhurst, who is chairwoman of the Nevada Resort Association, isn’t mincing words about the failure of the Nevada Gaming Commission to address sexual harassment in the state’s hotels and casinos.

Oct 5, 2018

As the director of a progressive non-profit, Annette Magnus makes a living giving a voice to people who don’t have one. Finding her own voice was much harder and took thirteen years.

Sep 24, 2018

Candidates for the top posts in state government are promising changes following an investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution into how sexual harassment complaints by state employees are handled.

Sep 21, 2018

Emboldened by #MeToo, a half dozen state emergency management employees came forward about a supervisor putting his hands on women who didn’t want to be touched, making locker-room jokes they didn’t want to hear. His punishment: A talking-to. No written reprimand. No disciplinary action.

Sep 19, 2018

A recent analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows the Nevada wage gap continues to hold strong, but some companies along the Strip are working to ensure all employees are paid fairly.

Apr 4, 2018

Researchers are working to put together a Nevada Gender Equity Index, which will look at what companies are doing to promote gender equality in the workplace.

Mar 9, 2018

Women across the globe marched to support one another for International Women's Day Thursday. Companies did their part too. McDonald’s switched its iconic M to a W, and Barbie released 17 new dolls as part of its role model line.

“It’s not just about celebrating our successes, but also amplifying our voices,” Rebecca Gill said. Gill leads the Women Research Institute at UNLV.

Jan 16, 2018

The #metoo movement is all about personalizing the issue of harassment, bringing it from the abstract to the concrete and personal. But every choice to disclose involves professional and personal risks, as evidenced by one professor’s recent comments at the Southern Political Science Association and on social media.

Jan 16, 2018

When CES kicked off Tuesday morning, it was the second consecutive CES without any women in top keynote slots — those addressing the entire conference.

Jan 16, 2018

When CES kicked off Tuesday morning, it was the second consecutive CES without any women in top keynote slots — those addressing the entire conference.

Mar 2, 2016

The silver state has a rich history of women pioneers, from the first executive of a national airline to the co-owner of the first integrated casino in Nevada.

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