A POSSIBLE SOLUTION? Public disclosure of annual harassment statistics and a ban on non-disclosure agreements will go a long way to preventing sexual harassment of women in the workplace, an advocate says. “Until we start to get a better picture, we won’t be able to measure any kind of progress,” Kathleen Finlay, founder of the […]
Two recent high-profile stories raise the spectre of a chilling effect on the willingness of women to come forward when they believe they have been the victim of sexual assault and sexual harassment in the workplace. Read former NBC News Anchor Tom Brokaw’s attack on Linda Vester, who says he sexually assaulted her. More than 60 prominent women take his side, while […]
ZeroNow’s founder, Kathleen Finlay, was interviewed in the Hill Times (April 4, 2018) on the federal government’s new anti-harassment legislation (Bill C-65).
The Huffington Post By Kathleen Finlay We have no way of measuring which federal entities are actually practicing a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to sexual misconduct 02/26/2018 12:53 EST | The Canadian government is in the midst of updating its laws to more fully address sexual harassment in federally regulated workplaces, and to finally […]
THE HUFFINGTON POST By Kathleen Finlay Among our largest employers, governments must set the right tone — a zero-tolerance tone — for sexual misconduct. 02/09/2018 14:44 EST | Updated 02/09/2018 14:44 EST We’ve seen an almost endless procession of headlines chronicling the downfall of luminaries over allegations of sexual misconduct. Actors, producers, broadcasters, comedians and […]
THE HUFFINGTON POST By Kathleen Finlay 12/11/2014 05:36 EST | CHRIS RYAN VIA GETTY IMAGES An important survey on sexual harassment in Canada conducted by veteran B.C. pollster Angus Reid confirms what countless women have discovered and many victims have told me: most employers don’t take sexual harassment seriously. Investigations are often a sham, if […]
THE HUFFINGTON POST By Kathleen Finlay 11/24/2014 03:04 EST | In an ironic twist, former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi has single-handedly done more to bring attention to the scourge of sexual harassment than any public awareness campaign could ever do. Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau has also performed an unexpected service in showing that women, […]
THE HUFFINGTON POST By Kathleen Finlay 03/08/2012 12:03 EST | Recent events in the United States have seen the long-settled debate over the right of women to have access to birth control bizarrely reopened amid congressional side shows and talk show host tirades. Many are left wondering how far the U.S. has come on issues […]