Monday, December 4, 2017

These Companies Are Battling Sexual Harassment By Teaching Employees to Recognize Unconscious Bias - ENTREPRENEUR

by Renzo Costarella 
Originally published: December 1, 2017

Sexual harassment has been a heavily discussed topic in the latter half of 2017, with various public figures coming under fire for past behavior. The #MeToo social media campaign that went viral earlier this year took many by surprise, revealing that despite the many initiatives businesses now have in place, sexual harassment is very present in the modern workplace.

As an ABC News poll revealed, more than half of American women have experienced unwanted inappropriate sexual advances from men. Three in ten of those women said those advances came from a coworker, while one-fourth said they came from a superior or someone in a similar career-influencing position.