Q. There is a lot of conversation in the national media about the #MeToo movement. How do I ensure that my employees are treating each other properly?
A. In October of 2017, the two-word hashtag,“#MeToo,” created a social media movement amongst women and men who have experienced sexual harassment. The hashtag was an attempt to educate society about the prevalence of sexual harassment. As a result of the movement, men and women all over the world have been reporting inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Thus, employers need to be ready for the impact of the MeToo movement and make sure that they have the appropriate policies and procedures in place to effectively address harassment complaints.
Continue Reading Tips for Addressing and Investigating Sexual Harassment Allegations in the Workplace in Light of the #MeToo Movement