New report highlights female economist harassment

On behalf of California Employment Counsel, APC on Monday, March 25, 2019. Since the emergence of the #MeToo movement, multiple industries have been taking efforts to eliminate sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. For some companies, coming up with methods to decrease bad behavior is more effective when they know how big the problem currently is. In April 2018, the American Economic Association (AEA) sent out a survey to over 45,000 workers asking them to describe their current workplace climate. Over 9,000 chose to respond, and the results showcase how large the discrimination gap is between male and female

2019-10-30T10:33:30+00:00March 25th, 2019|

Collage students have difficulty speaking up about harassment

On behalf of California Employment Counsel, APC on Thursday, March 7, 2019. Recently, California lawmakers have been debating over a judge’s ruling that cases involving students accused of sexual assault should include a live cross-examination from both parties. Some believe that this is the right choice as it would provide a fair trial. Others think that this could be traumatizing to the victim and give them another reason not to report the crime to campus safety. Despite the #MeToo movement encouraging many young adults to speak up about their experiences, college students can have an especially difficult time discussing any

2019-10-30T12:25:44+00:00March 7th, 2019|

Massage therapy has high rates of sexual harassment

On behalf of California Employment Counsel, APC on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Out of all the industries affected by the #MeToo movement, few have been making headlines as much as popular hotel chains. Many employees have suffered for years from disgusting guests and coworkers and have had their complaints unanswered. It’s easier to get away with sexual harassment and misconduct since there are so many more rooms and space than your typical workplace. It isn’t just the housekeepers and chefs who constantly deal with uncomfortable situations. Over half of male and female massage therapists claim they’ve experienced unwanted sexual advances

2019-10-30T11:21:02+00:00March 4th, 2019|