Telework may spark more harassment, not less.

Home may not be the safe space many imagined a year ago. Remote employees experience more workplace harassment than in-person employees, not less, according to a new survey by Project Include.

Mainly committed online, sexual harassment was the most common problem, but employees also reported harassment based on race, ethnicity and age.

A quarter of the 3,000 remote workers surveyed reported experiencing gender-based harassment, while 14% reported harassment on the basis of age. A full 45% of women of color who were surveyed reported being harassed, the most of any group.

What HR can do: Recognize that harassment of remote workers is real. When you receive...

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