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Just In! Halt Sexual Aggressors In Their Tracks

June 7th, 2018

What’s hot?

Only 32% of working Americans report that their employer has taken new steps to prevent and address sexual harassment in the workplace according to a survey by the American Psychological Association.

So what?

Despite the fact that employers are slow to take steps, individual employees are taking action. Roughly 50% of U.S. workers report they are more likely to report workplace harassment if they experience it or witness it and that they are more likely to confront a co-worker who is engaging in inappropriate sexual behavior.

 

 

 

 

 

 

What to do?

We recommend two important actions:

  1. Report harassment to Human Resources or upper management.
  2. Use the guide below to be alert to the signals of harassment and communicate to set boundaries immediately.

Boundaries Translation Guide: What aggressors are really saying and how to respond 

Here are five of the things abusers and toxic people say to their

victims and what it means* along with an example of how to respond to set a boundary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*As reported by Darius Cikanavicius, a psychological consultant and a certified life coach. in Pysch Central Newsletter

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