SHRM and Member Perspectives on Sexual Harassment

SHRM and its members provide important perspectives about harassment training, policies and investigations through media interviews and essays.

Media Coverage

NBC News: #MeToo in the boardroom: It takes more than a ‘symbolic gesture’ to change corporate culture

CNN Money: Is This The Death of The Workplace Relationship?


Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, Calif.): California Senate Knew Of Sexual Misconduct Claim But Left Young Woman In Lawmaker’s Office, Critics Question HR Competency

The Philadelphia Inquirer: How Employers Can Police Sexual Harassment Without Killing Office Romance

Greater Baton Rouge (La.) Business Report: Baton Rouge business scrambling to understand sexual harassment laws and policies

The Wall Street Journal: Sexual Harassment Training Gets A Revamp

NPR: Holiday Parties Gone Wrong: Careful Where You Hang the Mistletoe

The Associated Press: Workplace romance under spotlight after sex scandals

Bloomberg: Companies Hit by Sex Misconduct Target the Dreaded Holiday Party

BBC Capital: How the office Christmas party is different this year

NPR: All Things Considered: Are There Generational Differences When It Comes To Sexual Harassment At Work?

Washington Post Express: Office Parties Sober Up

Bloomberg BNA: How the Sexual Harassment 'Awakening' Could Hurt Women if Employers Are Not Thoughtful

The Kansas City Star: Is your office party safe or an invitation to harassment? Here's how to tell

The Associated Press: Office holiday parties get another look as scandals continue

Business Insider: Holiday office parties as we know it are dying

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Sex misconduct putting strain on HR departments

Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.): Are Office Romances a Casualty of Sexual Harassment Crackdown?

Bellingham (Wash.) Business Journal: Harassment Training That Actually Works

Columbia Journalism Review: What we found when we asked newsrooms about sexual harassment

The Washington Post: Sexual harassment debate advances an issue — and confuses it

Jefferson Public Radio: California Law Doesn't Require Employers to Keep Track of Sexual Harassment Complaints

Arizona Business Journal: Will high-profile cases impact number of sexual harassment claims?

Portland (Maine) Press Herald: Reported claims of sex harassment in Maine on the decline

Star Tribune (Minneapolis): Corporate America struggling to root out sexual harassment

The Washington Post: Who does harassment training really protect?

The Washington Post: Why sexual harassment training doesn't stop harassment

Long Island Business News: Ignore at your own peril

Bloomberg: Why Your HR Department Can't Stop Sexual Harassment

Congressional Quarterly Researcher: Will the latest charges lead to a shift in corporate culture?

MarketWatch: Why sexual harassment keep offending

Forbes: From #MeToo to Now What? 7 Actions That Could Actually Help Stop Sexual Harassment"

Newsweek: How Human Resources Is Failing Women Victims of Workplace Sexual Harassment

NPR: Harvey Weinstein Case Highlights Pitfalls of Workplace Harassment Claims

USA TODAY: Here's what to ask if you feel that you're being sexually harassed

The New York Times: Unintended Consequences of Sexual Harassment Scandals

NPR: Fox News Turmoil Highlights Workplace Culture's Role In Sexual Harassment

The New York Times: It's Not Just Fox: Why Women Don't Report Sexual Harassment

SHRM Blog 

"How to Avoid Culture Failures and their Related Fallout" by Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, former SHRM president and CEO 

"The Role of HR in Smashing Harassment" by Jonathan Segal, partner, Duane Morris LLP

"#Nextchat RECAP: Young Professionals and Sexual Harassment" by Mary Kaylor, manager, SHRM Public Affairs 

"Why Should I Bother to Go to HR About Sexual Harassment?" by Eva Del Rio, instructor, Center for Innovation and Economic Development


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