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Has #MeToo Changed Anything? Bosses Say Yes, Workers Disagree

Oct. 26, 2018, 12:28 PM

Ask employers how they’re doing on sexual harassment in the workplace and most will say pretty well. Employees have a different take.

Nearly 70 percent of leaders “strongly agree” that their workplace “does not tolerate harassment.” Fewer than half of workers outside of leadership roles say the same, finds a survey of 1,000 U.S. working adults. One in four said they saw or heard of an incident in the last year.

“There is a disconnect,” said Shahed Larson, a partner at the Brunswick Group, the public relations firm that fielded the survey.

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