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#MeToo Complaints Swamp Human Resource Departments

Companies are grappling with an influx of sexual harassment allegations, investigations and related training, as workers at all levels, in different industries come forward.
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Fallen media mogul Harvey Weinstein's recent indictment on rape charges comes nearly eight months after allegations against him first surfaced. His case touched off a global #MeToo movement to speak out against workplace sexual harassment. And that, in turn, has created a deluge of complaints to human resources departments everywhere.

"It created this HR level of activity like nothing we've ever seen," says Johnny Taylor, CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management.

Taylor says he recently surveyed a

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