News Digest 3-30-2021


Airline employee alleges sexual harassment stress forced medical leave

An employee of Delta Air Lines Inc. who was hired as a reserve ramp agent is suing the company, alleging she has been subjected to ongoing sexual harassment at work and that the carrier has ignored her complaints, causing her to become withdrawn and forcing her to take medication. She claims she filed a workers’ compensation claim against the airline for post-traumatic stress, anxiety, sleep disorder and depression. mynewsLA


Dr. Scott Atlas: ‘Science, Politics, And COVID: Will Truth Prevail?’

“The pandemic also brought to the forefront things we have known existed and have tolerated for years: media bias, the decline of academic freedom on campuses, the heavy hand of Big Tech, and—now more obviously than ever—the politicization of science. Ultimately, the freedom of Americans to seek and state what they believe to be the truth is at risk,” writes Dr. Scott W. Atlas Robert Wesson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Fort Bend Independent


Florida Legislature approves COVID-19 legal protections

Florida lawmakers on Friday gave final approval to a bill that will shield from coronavirus-related lawsuits businesses ranging from nursing homes to grocery stores to restaurants. Supporters of the legislation say it’s necessary as the state continues to recover during the pandemic. The bill now heads to the desk of Governor Ron DeSantis for signature. WJXT


Attorney charged in lewd act case has license suspended

The South Carolina Supreme Court has suspended the law license of an attorney charged earlier this month with a lewd act on a child that happened more than 15 years ago. Harry Gregory Jr. was appointed director of the State Accident Fund in 2003 and ran the agency, which provides workers’ compensation insurance for government agencies, for more than a decade. News & Observer