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Month: October 2020

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Here are two recent articles we wanted to pass on relating to sexual harassment in the workplace.

Respect@Work: Community Guide to the Sexual Harassment National Inquiry Report (2020)

Workplace sexual harassment is not inevitable. It is not acceptable. It is preventable.

Read the full article from the Australian Human Rights Commission

AHRC National Sexual Harassment Inquiry: Takeaways for workplace investigations

The Commission reports that sexual harassment in the workplace is “prevalent and pervasive” and occurs “in every industry, in every location and at every level”. The reported statistics are that 39% of women and 26% of men in the workforce report that they have been sexually harassed in the workplace. In addition to the personal costs, there are very real financial impacts, including from lost productivity and staff turnover.

Read the full article on WorkplaceSolutions