Men are worried, but EEOC panel finds little evidence to support #MeToo backlash fears

    By: Nor Attisha on Nov 05, 2018

    Erin Mulvaney writes, "The recent backlash against the #MeToo movement suggests men should fear false accusations or reactive company investigations because of the pressure from social media or news organizations, yet little evidence exists to prove a push against sexual harassment in the workforce hurts men, experts and federal regulators said Wednesday.

    Any unintended consequences of the movement targeting harassment may rather be at the expense of women in the workplace, who may be left out of advancement opportunities, such as socializing with bosses or mentorships, according to the panel at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s public meeting." 

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    Released: November 5, 2018, 12:03 pm
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