The exposure of Harvey Weinstein's predatory behaviour and his subsequent conviction were huge milestones for the #MeToo movement. However, a shift to #UsToo is recognition of the sexual harassment in the workplace faced by people from different walks of life, not just celebrities.
Revelations of harassment, in some cases widespread, and the (mis)use of onerous confidentiality clauses highlight the need for businesses to reduce the risks. And with remote working the line between the personal and professional is quickly blurred, posing a host of new challenges for employers.
Our panel of experts discussed the ethical, legal, reputational and practical issues for employers, the opportunities and the steps to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. The panel, from multiple jurisdictions, drew from initiatives being put in place across the world to provide practical guidance for your business.