Me Too | Sexual harassment deemed a 'necessary evil' in this workplace

Sexual harassment deemed a 'necessary evil' in this workplace

Sexual harassment can be devastating within a business, not just because of the controversy that inevitably follows it, or the disruption to business, productivity and company culture – but because it has the potential to truly damage the life of an employee under the supposed watchful eye of HR.  

Due to the severity of sexual harassment, workers may take comfort in the perception that it is in fact not a common issue – however, this is far from the case. Government research conducted in 2018 discovered that 40% of women and 18% of men had experienced unwanted sexual behaviour in the workplace.

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