Months after a wave of sexual harassment claims in Hollywood came into the spotlight, sparking the #MeToo campaign on social media and influencing other industries to address workplace harassment, the insurance space is still figuring out how to turn awareness into action.
“I think that the #MeToo campaign has raised awareness on the issue, but I also think it hasn’t manifested necessarily into process or outcomes,” said Kadey B.J. Schultz, partner at Schultz Frost LLP, who is speaking at the inaugural Women in Insurance event. “So, talking about the issue and the experience of sexual harassment because of #MeToo – yes. Getting more awareness because of this – yes. But does this mean we have a plan to reduce sexual harassment that is well articulated or enforceable? I don’t think we’re there yet.”
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