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What #metoo Means for Employers: Workplace Harassment in the Age of Awareness

This past Sunday, actress Alyssa Milano posted the following message on Twitter:

Me too. Suggested by a friend: “If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote ‘Me too.’ As a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.”

Since Ms. Milano’s original tweet, the hashtag #metoo has been trending across multiple online platforms, with some users also posting about their own experiences. According to some estimates, over half a million people had posted on the topic by midday Monday.  This follows news of former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein’s harassment of women over the course of several decades. Continue Reading