It's time to review the most recent stats on sexual harassment in the workplace
Sexual Harassment is a very complicated issue. Did you know that in 2011 payouts for sexual harassment lawsuits in the United States totaled $43 million? Since then, the number of sexual harassment cases that have been filed decreased 3 percent and payouts awarded fell by $10 million. Sexual harassment is becoming harder to prove with the majority of sexual harassment claims filed considered warrantless of lack reasonable cause. As human resource professionals, it’s worth spending a few minutes to review this infographic on sexual harassment in the workplace to brush up on what constitutes sexual harassment, who is being harassed and who is responsible.
[Infographic originally appeared on Grey Law.]