Male bosses avoid being alone with women at work


Author: Caroline Philipps


This article was published on HR Director on 17 November 2017.

The issue of sexual harassment in the workplace is very much in the news, following recent revelations about the mistreatment of women (in particular) in Hollywood, and now in the world of politics.

However, this type of behaviour does not just occur in high-profile industries. Indeed, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development has reported that a third of women in Britain have been subjected to unwelcome jokes and sexual comment. The extent to which such behaviour continues to pervade the workplace, and the fact that perpetrators appear to have continued to get away with it until now, mean the subject must be addressed with renewed vigour.

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Male bosses avoid being alone with women at work

 

Caroline Philipps, Associate, Fladgate LLP (cphilipps@fladgate.com)

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