Why Harassment Training is Needed
Harassment isn’t something you can just avoid and forget about—it’s pervasive. A 2018 Pew survey found that 59% of women and 27% of men reported experiencing sexual harassment. Of those that reported experiencing sexual harassment, 69% of women and 61% of men experienced it at work or both at work and outside of work.
These numbers mean you may have experienced harassment at work—and if you haven’t, it’s likely you have friends and colleagues who have.
Being a victim of sexual harassment in the workplace profoundly impacts a person, including lower job satisfaction and a higher intention to leave the workplace, and can extend to physical and emotional health.
Being treated disrespectfully at work is bad for you, your employees, and your workplace.