Sexual harassment in the workplace needs to be taken very seriously, given that more than 75 countries have relevant laws in place. The onus is on employers to develop policies and procedures to make sure their employees fully understand the ramifications and solutions that each country enforces. Failure to do so can have severe cost and business consequences.
The rise of the #MeToo movement makes this an even more sensitive issue, as a publicized failure can adversely impact your brand image. In this article, we consider a few key aspects for HR professionals and company leaders relating to this issue,