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Employers Thinking About Sex, Adding Harassment Training

May 2, 2018, 8:19 PM

Sex harassment and pay equity remain uppermost in the minds of employers six months after allegations of sexual misconduct began rocking the entertainment and media industries and inspiring women to demand improved working conditions.

More than half (55 percent) of employers added sex harassment training and 61 percent audited their pay practices and salary data in the wake of the #MeToo movement, which encouraged women to share their grievances publicly, according to results of a survey released May 2 by labor and employment law firm Littler Mendelson P.C.

The #MeToo movement “is causing employers to take notice,” Helene Wasserman, co-chair ...