Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/125411
Authors: 
Hersch, Joni
Year of Publication: 
2015
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2015 [Issue:] 188
Abstract: 
Workplace sexual harassment is internationally condemned as sex discrimination and a violation of human rights, and more than 75 countries have enacted legislation prohibiting it. Sexual harassment in the workplace increases absenteeism and turnover and lowers workplace productivity and job satisfaction. Yet it remains pervasive and underreported, and neither legislation nor market incentives have been able to eliminate it. Strong workplace policies prohibiting sexual harassment, workplace training, and a complaints process that protects workers from retaliation seem to offer the most promise in reducing sexual harassment.
Subjects: 
sexual harassment
sex discrimination
workplace violence
productivity
earnings
JEL: 
J16
J71
J81
J83
K31
K42
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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