Jeanette Settembre, Moneyish, June 30, 2018

The #MeToo movement keeps taking names.

At least 414 high up executives and employees across a number of industries have been accused of sexual misconduct through the #MeToo movement in the past 18 months, according to data from a New York-based crisis consulting firm, as reported by Time. Only seven of the 414 accused are women.

The report found that there has been an uptick in fired employees and managers following the bombshell sexual harassment accusations levied against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein last October. The number of people being accused of harassment in the workplace has slowed down, but the percentage of those being terminated has gone up.

“It started to become a tsunami, certainly after Weinstein, and it sparked other stories in the same industry and then across all industries,” Davia Temin, whose Temin & Co. firm conducted the research, told Time. “I think it’s settled into a new plateau, but it is certainly higher than we’ve ever had before.” […read more]