3 Out of 4 Employers Haven't Changed Sexual Harassment Policy in Wake of #MeToo
The majority of employers who have reviewed their sexual harassment policies since the #metoo movement came to light have not made any changes to those policies.

The #MeToo movement has moved from on from its origins in the entertainment industry to shed a light on the power dynamics between men and women in every professional setting. 

But even with light being shined on the issue, employers it seems haven't made many changes to their policies governing inter-office relationships and sexual harassment, according to a survey conducted by Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. 

Despite the fact that office romances end in the termination of at least one person 33% of the time, 75% of the 150 human resources executives that were polled for the survey who have reviewed their policies since #MeToo became a hashtag said their policies haven't been updated. 

"Many employers do not get involved in office relationships until something has gone wrong and the couple can no longer effectively work together. At that point, HR is left with limited options, most of which are unsatisfactory not only for the employee, but also for the company," said Andrew Challenger, vice President of Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

Sixty-three percent of respondents said they haven't reviewed their company's sexual harassment policies because they are already comfortable with their current policies. 

Over 62% of respondents said they have had to deal with a failed or inappropriate relationship at work. In addition to the 33% of incidents where one person was terminated, 17% of employers moved one party to a different department and 5% of these failed relationships led to litigation. 

There are some recent high-profile incidents in corporate America in which employers haven't dragged their feet on addressing sexual harassment by top executives. 

Former Lululemon Athletica Inc.  (LULU) CEO Laurent Potdevin recently left the company because his bosses weren't happy with a multi-year relationship he had with a female designer at the company. Sources told CNBC that it was one of the issues demonstrating a "lack of leadership" that led to his dismissal. 

Former Wynn Resorts Ltd.   (WYNN) CEO Steve Wynn resigned this week following a Wall Street Journal expose that alleged decades of sexual misconduct by the executive against subordinates. 

Last year, Miki Agrawal, founder of the Thinx period-proof underwear line, was accused of sexual harassment for commenting on employees breasts, discussing her own sexual exploits and even leading video conference meetings while naked in bed. Agrawal was ousted from the company shortly after the allegations were made public. 

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