Despite new laws and policies enacted against sexual harassment as a result of the #MeToo movement, employees continue to file complaints against their employers, alleging they failed to protect them from sexual harassment at work. The most high-profile case involved former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who announced his resignation after 11 women accused him of unwanted groping or kissing or intimate comments. Surveys have found that sexual harassment has continued during the coronavirus pandemic, perhaps even increased, despite the switch to remote work. Congress is considering legislation to have special prosecutors outside of the military chain of command handle sexual assault and harassment allegations against service members. And states continue to grapple with whether to prohibit employers’ use of nondisclosure agreements involving sexual harassment claims.

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