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Paging Bill Clinton NY Judge Rules That Interns Can Be Legally Groped
Mental Recession ^ | 10/10/2013

Posted on 10/10/2013 5:18:29 PM PDT by rustyweiss74

This should come as fantastic news to former President Bill Clinton, or on a smaller scale the serial molester Vito Lopez and his enabler Sheldon Silver.

Via the New York Post:

It’s bad enough that unpaid interns can’t earn wages — but now a federal judge has ruled they’re not even protected from being groped by their bosses.

Manhattan federal Judge Kevin Castel determined that Lihuan Wang, a former intern at Phoenix Satellite Television US, couldn’t bring a sex-harassment claim against the Chinese-language broadcasting company and her former supervisor there because unpaid interns aren’t employees — so they’re not covered by the city’s Human Rights Law.

Castel also pointed out that the City Council has had various opportunities to amend the law to protect interns, but has failed to do so.

Wang claims, according to the suit, that a supervisor tried kissing her by force and squeezing her backside on one occasion, and on another invited her to stay with him at a hotel.

The company and her former supervisor, Zhengzhu Liu, have faced several similar lawsuits.

This seems to be another case of antiquated wording of laws in New York. It was just last year that a bill had to be introduced which explicitly made the viewing of child pornography online illegal.

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TOPICS: Heated Discussion
KEYWORDS: billclinton; interns; newyork; sexualharassment

1 posted on 10/10/2013 5:18:29 PM PDT by rustyweiss74
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To: rustyweiss74

You have to be kidding , ... with a name like Wang !


2 posted on 10/10/2013 5:22:32 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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... because unpaid interns aren’t employees — so they’re not covered by the city’s Human Rights Law.

What the Fluke? Unpaid interns have no "human rights" but illegal aliens do? What the heck is going on in this sewer, anyway?

3 posted on 10/10/2013 5:23:59 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The DemocRAT Pahtay! Spending our grandchildren's future, today!)
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To: rustyweiss74

Well, maybe they shouldn’t be able to sue under worker laws, but there should be general laws that protect them. After all, if you grope someone on the street, charges can be pressed (third degree sexual assault, for example). And, in many states, it is worse when it is under color of authority.

Maybe the problem here was poor legal pleading, not the law or the judge.


4 posted on 10/10/2013 5:27:37 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: rustyweiss74

With a great legal mind like that, the man sounds like SCOTUS material to me. Obama is probably pulling his dossier right now. ‘Course somebody’s very angry father could short circuit that with a Nr. 38 Louisville Slugger liberally applied about the head and shoulder, and kneecaps...


5 posted on 10/10/2013 5:31:34 PM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

I was thinking same thing. seems she could charge him with assault?


6 posted on 10/10/2013 5:48:31 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: rustyweiss74

Sum Ting Wong.

Maybe a swift knee into the groin of the offending creature could be defended as “strong foreplay.”


7 posted on 10/10/2013 5:54:18 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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