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What does the #MeToo movement mean for employers?

Published on: 15 January 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • What does the #MeToo movement mean for employers?
  • What, if anything, should organisations be doing in response to the
  • MeToo movement? What role do business leaders play?
  • What are the key risks to an organisation of sexual harassment or other inappropriate behaviour in the workplace, and how can these risks be managed?
  • What can an employer do to ensure that employees feel able to report any instances of sexual harassment or other inappropriate behaviour in the workplace?
  • How should an employer react to a complaint claiming sexual harassment or other inappropriate behaviour in the workplace?
  • Is there any requirement to report such a claim outside of the organisation?
  • Can a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) be used to settle a claim of sexual harassment or other inappropriate behaviour and minimise any commercial or reputational fallout?

Article summary

Practice Management analysis: Harriet Bowtell, senior employment solicitor at Monaco Solicitors, considers the impact of the #MeToo movement on the workplace and provides practical advice for organisations and employers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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