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How Is The #MeToo Movement Manifesting Itself In Houston Workplaces?

As our culture continues to change and abusers of power are being exposed, we learn from a local harassment attorney what’s in store for the future of Houston’s workplaces.

Participants march against sexual assault and harassment at the #MeToo March in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles in November 2017.

As we have seen over the past year, the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have called out misconduct from men in the areas of entertainment, media, and politics. So what about other industries — especially those local to Houston? Are people being more empowered to come forward with claims?

Are workplaces implementing new policies or enforcing existing policies more strictly? What kinds of changes are we anticipating as the culture continues to change and abusers of power are being exposed?

In the audio above, Houston Matters host Craig Cohen talks it over with local harassment lawyer Shane McClelland about discrimination and harassment cases he’s encountered and what is in store for the future of Houston’s businesses.

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