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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace News

The #MeToo movement, sparked by multiple sexual assault cases involving film producer Harvey Weinstein, brought sexual harassment to the forefront. It showcased the prevalence of sexual assault in the workplace and encouraged victims to speak out against this injustice. In the past, many people kept quiet about sexual harassment in the workplace. They were afraid...

Stand Up to Workplace Sexual Harassment

Are you a man or a woman who has been exposed to sexually offensive remarks, jokes or gestures in the workplace, even if they are not directed specifically toward you?  Are comments about your gender or sexual preferences part of unsolicited conversations? Or perhaps you’ve been subjected to even more overt provocation, including unwanted touching,...

How To Spot if You Are a Victim of Sexual Harassment

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, appeals for sexual favors, as well as other physical or verbal conduct that is sexual in nature and directly or indirectly (1) affects a victim’s employment, (2) unreasonably interferes with performance at work, or (3) creates a work environment...

The Culture of Science Discourages Reports of Sexual Harassment

Many women are often afraid to come forward with a sexual harassment complaint at the workplace. In fact, studies show a majority of sexual harassment victims fail to report the incident. One reason for the lack of reporting may be that sexual harassment can take many forms, including offensive jokes, suggestive comments, awkward stares, or...

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