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Sexual harassment-free work environment: What #MeToo Means For The Maritime Sector

What #MeToo Means For The Maritime Sector
Susan Bickley, Emery Richards and Jeanne Grasso May 17, 2018

Law360 (May 17, 2018, 4:33 PM EDT) -- The #MeToo movement has shone new light on issues for employers in the maritime industry seeking to ensure that seafarers and shore-based personnel can participate in a work environment free of sexual harassment and assault, both shipboard and shoreside. Employees at sea, often for months at a time, can face special challenges associated with a work environment that can be thousands of miles away from any home office, and that can lead to feelings of isolation, make communications difficult, involve close proximity between work spaces and...