sexual abuse http://kvpr.org en California Assembly Committee Passes Farm Worker Sexual Harassment Bill http://kvpr.org/post/california-assembly-committee-passes-farm-worker-sexual-harassment-bill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A California Assembly committee passed a bill Wednesday that would give the state the power to revoke the licenses of farm labor contractor’s if they hire supervisors who have sexually harassed workers.</p><p>Michael Marsh is an attorney for California Rural Legal Assistance. He says his office deals with complaints of sexual harassment and sexual assault on a regular basis.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:14:19 +0000 Max Pringle - Capital Public Radio 34776 at http://kvpr.org California Assembly Committee Passes Farm Worker Sexual Harassment Bill California Bill Would Extend Deadline on Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits http://kvpr.org/post/california-bill-would-extend-deadline-child-sex-abuse-lawsuits <p class="p1">A bill that would extend California’s statute of limitations on civil suits for victims of childhood sexual abuse has stalled in an Assembly Committee.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">Democratic Senator Jim Beall says his bill would bring a measure of justice to people who may just now be coming to terms with childhood trauma.</p><p class="p3">“When they discover later in life, through therapy or whatever, that they were attacked by somebody, it allows them to go to civil court," says Beall.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 00:39:33 +0000 Max Pringle 20053 at http://kvpr.org California Bill Would Extend Deadline on Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits