Recession Makes Men More Vulnerable to Sexual Harassment

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Michael Douglas was victimized by women during two recessions.
Michael Douglas was victimized by women during two recessions.

More men have been filing sexual-harassment claims since the recession began, according to figures from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Is this because our shared economic distress has made us a much more open culture and erased the stigmas of yore? Probably not: "Employment lawyers say that when jobs are harder to obtain, many forms of litigation, especially discrimination, increase." [WSJ]