The Barriers Keeping #MeToo From Reaching Its Full Potential
Law360 (April 24, 2018, 7:38 PM EDT) -- While the #MeToo movement has led to a long-awaited reckoning for workplace sexual harassers and the employers that enable them, it’s also bumped up against a handful of legal, legislative and cultural barriers that still deprive many women of justice, leading plaintiffs’ attorneys say.
The fallout from last fall’s explosive reports detailing harassment by powerful men has empowered more women to come forward and made the workplace a more hospitable place for them. But sexual harassment remains a persistent problem that demands a series of fixes, including eliminating mandatory arbitration agreements that help keep disputes secret and broadening legal standards that...
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