Woices: The Missing Link in Reporting Workplace Harassment
A nationwide survey launched by Stop Street Harassment to understand why the #MeToomovement gained so much traction has revealed that 81% of women and 43% of men in the United States have experienced some form of sexual harassment in their lives. Approximately 26% of these sexual harassment cases occurred in the victim’s workplace. With one in five employees facing sexual harassment at their place of work, it is clear that it is time to revolutionize the way harassment cases are reported and processed.
Small Businesses and Sexual Harassment
Sexual harassment can happen anywhere. Whether you’re a Fortune 500 company with thousands of employees or a small startup sharing a co-working space, sexual harassment can and does happen. So what do you do when it happens? For small companies, this answer isn’t always clear, which can encourage a culture of staying silent.