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Healthcare Professionals a Big Part of the #MeToo Movement Print E-mail
Written by Vitale Health Law   
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 19:49
 
By now you undoubtedly have read or heard stories about sexual harassment taking place in Hollywood, Washington and the workplace in general. The #MeToo movement is creating a groundswell of support for those who have been the target of sexual harassment, as well as causing many who may have remained silent to be heard.  

For those in the healthcare field, sexual harassment claims are nothing new. And, based on a recently released report by BuzzFeed News, they have been taking place for decades. After reviewing sexual harassment claims filed with the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) between 1995 and 2016, the BuzzFeed investigation found 170,000 healthcare industry sexual harassment claims were filed during that 21-year period.

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