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#MeToo Push May Not Translate To More Harassment Suits

Law360, New York (January 24, 2018, 9:52 PM EST) -- Even though the #MeToo movement has led to a surge in public sexual harassment allegations, employment attorneys believe it may not necessarily result in the flood of litigation many assume lies ahead, since fear of retaliation and economic pressures that have long suppressed such cases remain entrenched.

Whether sexual harassment lawsuits will significantly increase is just one of the questions that hang over the future of #MeToo, the social media rallying cry that has come to signify the movement to empower women to share their own experiences of sexual harassment and has opened the door for a national conversation about ways...

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