Many people have never heard of caregiver discrimination -- even if they've dealt with it in person.
There has been a striking imbalance between the number of males and females in California's tech industry and between the investors that men and women business leaders were able to attract. There seemed to be no logical reason for the ever-widening gender gap in the tech industry -- something that experts had logically expected to start to decrease, not increase, over the years.
Sexual harassment isn't just a woman's problem. Anyone of either gender can be sexually harassed by anyone else, However, if you're like most people, you aren't sure where the line is between poor behavior and actual harassment.
How do you handle unwanted sexual advances at work?
Experts say that sexual harassment has to be discouraged at an organizational level to make that discouragement effective. If a company wants to stop sexual harassment, those in charge need to assess the culture they've created and then take action.
Most people still think of sexual harassment as a predominately female problem. Intellectually, the majority of people probably realize that men can also be sexually harassed -- but that's not the typical scenario that pops into most people's minds when they think about the issue.
It's very rare for one incident alone to give rise to a sexual harassment claim—most are based on numerous small incidents instead. But how do you document what's happening when there's often no one around but you and your harasser to see?
Are younger employees, particularly those in their teen years, especially vulnerable to sexual harassment?
People don't just go out to eat -- they go out to be entertained. Restaurants increasingly are billed as places to cut loose and have a good time. Does that good time include sexually harassing the waitstaff? A lot of servers say that, unfortunately, it does.
The 413 national parks in the United States represent the great natural and historic wonders of the country. Millions of people visit them every year and experience unique attractions that are preserved and protected with pride. However, in California's Yosemite and other parks across the country, reports of sexual harassment have lawmakers in Washington, D.C. wondering if the parks' female employees are as carefully protected.