Sexual Harassment of Medical Personnel – A Huge Problem
“A new U.S. study has found that ‘More than 80 percent of nearly 900 physical therapists surveyed [80 percent of whom are women] said they have encountered sexual remarks, touches, indecent exposure and sexual assault. … U.S. health care professionals have 16 times greater risk for non-fatal violence at work than other fields.…’”
Sexual harassment of medical personnel is rampant.
I wrote about this in Above The Law.
“Seems that a common thread – besides the obvious misogyny, and abuse of vulnerable women – is the lack of sexual harassment and diversity training and sexual harassment policies. This is precisely what my partner Amy Epstein Gluck and I have been focusing on for years – exhorting employers to maintain appropriate sexual harassment policies and train, train, train management and employees. And then train some more.”
Read the entire ATL article here.