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Denver Partner Breaks Down EEOC Sexual Harassment Litigation Data

10.17.18

The #MeToo movement isn’t only having an effect on company leadership or morale; early data from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission shows that sexual harassment lawsuits jumped more than 50 percent in 2018. Denver partner Danielle Urban spoke with Law Week Colorado about the recent uptick in EEOC lawsuits saying, “I think some people are realizing the kind of harassment that [they’re] suffering is actually legally actionable sexual harassment.” She said the #MeToo movement is likely playing a role in the increase, with victims realizing they’ve experienced the type of harassment making headlines and also more inclined to believe they’ll be taken seriously if they come forward.

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