More men getting sexually harrassed at work

March 4, 2010 5:26:06 PM PST
Workplace sexual harassment claims are on the rise for men.

The percentage of claims filed by men has doubled from 8 percent to 16 percent in the last 19 years, according to records from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Claims by men made up about 12 percent of all cases a decade ago.

Women still file the overwhelming majority of sexual harassment claims with the EEOC and state and local agencies.


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