#MeToo movement News

Corporate Culture, Cyber Risk Are Top of Mind for D&O Underwriters

Transparency and culture awareness were the key takeaways from a panel discussion on top directors and officers’ claims trends that took place at this year’s Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) annual conference in San Diego. An audience poll at the …

Pension Trustees Seek Corporate Disclosure of Sexual Harassment Costs, Policies

A group of trustees from some of America’s biggest public pensions are calling on companies to detail costs related to sexual harassment and any measures they’re taking to address the problem. “We don’t see how it could possibly be accretive …

7 Areas of Directors & Officers Liability to Watch in 2019

Risk management involves looking around the corner to spot future threats. When it comes to director and officer liability, the question is this: What’s on the horizon for directors and officers in 2019? Here are seven critical areas of risk …

Survey Says #MeToo May Be Quashing Company Holiday Parties

Business is going strong, but fewer U.S. companies are celebrating with holiday parties this year. This may be the result of the #MeToo movement, which has highlighted sexual harassment and assault in the workplace, according to a survey released this …

Employers, Employees Disconnect Over #MeToo Effect

Ask employers how they’re doing on sexual harassment in the workplace and most will say pretty well. Employees have a different take. Nearly 70 percent of leaders “strongly agree” that their workplace “does not tolerate harassment.” Fewer than half of …

Colleges Handling Surge in Claims of Past Sexual Harassment

For 35 years, Ruth D’Eredita tried to dismiss her former professor’s behavior — the way he touched her, groped her and kissed her. But last year, as dozens of women came forward to share similar encounters with powerful men, she …