New York’s updates to #MeToo legislation are among some of the most rigorous in the country, like the recent Adult Survivor’s Act.
Prompted by cultural movements like #MeToo, there is a new awareness of the damage harassment can do. But while we might want to think workplace harassment is behind us, it’s not.
The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) released a report in 2020 alongside the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund as a response to the #MeToo movement that swept the nation in 2017. The data revealed nearly one in five people (18 percent) said they had experienced discrimination or harassment based on gender and other aspects of their identities in the workplace—and that was two years ago.
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The #MeToo journey continues: Forging a path to an inclusive workplace
It’s been some years since the #MeToo movement heightened awareness about workplace harassment, but that journey is far from over. During the time that has passed, we experienced an awakening and a call to “do something.” Now in 2022, a focus on inclusivity is reinforcing the charge that all people must be treated with fairness and respect.
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MEL magazine: The makers of sexual harassment training videos say business is booming after #MeToo
In this article in MEL magazine, Kantola’s Janet Conley talks about her 22 years of experience in sexual harassment training.