Employer Takeaways From Calif.'s Response To #MeToo
By Jamie Wright (March 15, 2018, 10:46 AM EDT) -- The influence of the #MeToo movement has accelerated to the top of public discourse and has shifted how employers approach sexual harassment in the workplace. This hashtag-based, sociopolitical campaign has emboldened women, and a few men, to speak out about their personal experiences with sexual harassment in and around their professional environment. The movement quickly gained traction when allegations surfaced against prominent figures in the entertainment industry like film producer Harvey Weinstein and actor Kevin Spacey. The allegations against these notable figures have created a surge in sexual harassment allegations around the nation. In California specifically, several legislators, both male and female have found themselves under the microscope of the #MeToo movement from allegations of inappropriate conduct that has subsequently led to their resignations. The impact of the allegations, resignations and public discourse has placed employers on notice — review and update your anti-harassment policy or "#YouToo" will run the risk of potential liability....
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!