Fox News Fined $1 Million for Sex Harassment and Retaliation

The New York City Commission on Human Rights has fined Fox News $1 million, the largest penalty in its history, for violations of laws protecting against sexual harassment and job retaliation.

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FILE- People pass the News Corporation headquarters building and Fox News studios in New York on Aug. 1, 2017. New York City's human rights commission has fined Fox News $1 million for violation of laws protecting against sexual harassment and job retaliation. It's the largest such penalty in the commission's history. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Commission on Human Rights has fined Fox News $1 million, the largest penalty in its history, for violations of laws protecting against sexual harassment and job retaliation. As part of a settlement agreement announced Tuesday, Fox also agreed to mandate anti-harassment training for its New York-based staff and contributors and to temporarily drop a policy requiring people who allege misconduct to enter into binding arbitration. The penalty…

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