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Dorman Walker and Kelly Pate Authored Article for SHRM Blog Regarding #MeToo Movement and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Dorman Walker and Kelly Pate, both partners in the firm’s Montgomery office and members of the Labor & Employment Practice, authored an article for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Blog regarding the #MeToo movement and sexual harassment within the workplace. The article looked at how incidents of sexual harassment commonly go unreported within the workplace, and how the #MeToo movement is evidence that many employees want to talk about and address issues they encounter. Dorman and Kelly shared best practices for how managers should approach employees’ #MeToo social media posts, as well as how management can best show its commitment to achieving a workplace free of sexual harassment. 

Both Dorman and Kelly bring deep experience to the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice. Dorman has a proven record in employment law litigation and represents both private employers and governmental employers. Kelly handles litigation and pre-dispute matters related to employment issues, regularly advises employers on compliance issues, develops policies, and provides training.