New COVID concern: 'Maskual harassment'.

The customer is not always right. A new study by UC Berkeley and One Fair Wage found that the pandemic has exposed many employees--particularly service and restaurant workers--to face mask-based harassment.

The study said, "Many workers report a dramatic increase in sexual harassment during the pandemic, which is compounded by having to ask customers to comply with COVID-19 safety protocols. Comments by male customers indicate that they feel entitled to demand that workers remove their protective gear."

Female workers often report that male customers ask them to remove their mask so they could judge their looks. Many comments...

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