Fallen media mogul Harvey Weinstein’s recent indictment on rape charges comes nearly eight months after allegations against him first surfaced. His case touched off a global #MeToo movement to speak out against workplace sexual harassment. And that, in turn, has created a deluge of complaints to human resources departments everywhere.
“It created this HR level of activity like nothing we’ve ever seen,” says Johnny Taylor, CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management.
Taylor says he recently surveyed a room full of HR professionals and asked them how many were dealing with #MeToo-related complaints, investigations and training. The answer, he says, was 100 percent.
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