EEOC Releases New Harassment Report

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace recently released an 88-page report citing that workplace harassment continues to be a problem in American workplaces. Roughly 33 percent of the 90,000 charges received by the EEOC last year were tied to workplace harassment. 

The Executive Summary, released as part of the Task Force’s broader report, strongly recommends training as a tool to combat the prevalence of workplace harassment. Training should focusing on prevention, be tailored to the individual workplace, and include a level of “bystander” training.

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