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Napa Valley Kitchen Worker Alleges Sexual Harassment at Bistro Don Giovanni

Posted in Breaking News on May 10, 2018

Source: San Francisco Chronicle A 36-year-old woman who works in the kitchen at Napa Valley’s Bistro Don Giovanni is alleging that she was harassed and assaulted by a fellow kitchen worker for months before the restaurant did anything about it, and, since the man’s firing, has been retaliated against. Giovanni Scala, proprietor and co-founder of… read more

The Staying Power of the #MeToo Movement

Posted in Breaking News,Sexual Harassment Blog on February 13, 2018

By John D. Winer February 13, 2018 As sexual harassment bombshells continue to shake up the corporate, political and entertainment industries, victims’ advocated are cautiously optimistc that the #MeToo movement has real staying power and will not blow over like just another hashtag meme. The latest executive titan to fall is Steve Wynn, who recently… read more

John Winer Quoted in the Wall Street Journal

Posted in Breaking News on November 27, 2017

(See link at bottom for original article in the Wall Street Journal, Nov 23, 2017) Harassment Complaints Mount, But Successful Suits Remain Elusive – By Sara Randazzo Nov. 23, 2017 7:00 a.m. ET The number of inquiries hitting California attorney John Winer’s office each week has risen sharply since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke. Women who endured… read more

San Leandro Doctor charged with his second sexual assault of a woman patient

Posted in Breaking News on August 17, 2017

The Oakland personal injury law firm of Winer, McKenna & Burritt has filed a civil lawsuit against San Leandro clinic Concentra and its physician, Muhannad Hafi, MD for sexually assaulting a 52 year old Latina patient Lydia Navarro a resident of Oakland, CA. Read full complaint below: