Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: A Widespread Problem – Old Square Chambers

Posted November 23rd, 2017 in employment, equality, harassment, news, sexual offences by sally

‘Recent revelations in both America and the United Kingdom have shone a spotlight on the issue of sexual harassment and highlighted how common it is in the workplace. This is reflected in a recent survey carried out by the TUC: 52% of the women surveyed said that they had experienced some form of sexual harassment at work, nearly a quarter had experienced unwanted touching – like a hand on the knee or lower back at work -, and a fifth had experienced unwanted verbal sexual advances at work.’

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Old Square Chambers, 15th November 2017