#MeToo Is it time up for discrimination in the workplace?

September 28, 2018

Below is a copy of the latest virtual round table series publication by IR Global featuring Dispute Resolution and Employment Law Partner, Shilpen Savani

The #MeToo movement officially began in October 2017 as a social media hashtag in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations aimed at high profile Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein.

In this issue, IT Global’s employment experts provide insight into the aftermath of #MeToo and provide a perspective on the influence of the hashtag on a number of jurisdictions around the world, including the USA, UK, France, Sweden and Mexico.

The following topics are discussed:

  • Changes to relevant law – what laws and regulations apply around harassment and discrimination and how this has been affected by the #MeToo movement
  • Litigation considerations – how has the #MeToo movement altered litigation considerations in court cases and what is the impact within the court system
  • HR Policy and Procedure – how ave HR policies and procedures been altered as a result of the #MeToo movement


Click here to read the full publication


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