May Book Circle | Class Action: The Story of Lois Jenson and the Landmark Case that Changed Sexual Harassment Law

Written by Clara Bingham (2002)

Date & Time:

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


LDCW (OEC 103)

As inspiration for the 2005 movie, “North Country,” starring Charlize Theron, Class Action explores the true story of Lois Jenson, one of the many women hired by a northern Minnesota iron mine in 1975 who suffered under its relentless and brutal abuse. Told at a thriller’s pace, this is the story of how one woman pioneered and won the first sexual harassment class action suit in the United States, a legal milestone that immeasurably improved working conditions for all American women. Title IX Coordinator Danielle Hermanny and LDCW Director Dr. Young-ok An will co-lead this month's discussion. 

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