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Employers are taking more concrete steps to address any #MeToo concerns within their own workplaces, according to The Littler Annual Employer Survey. Littler also found increased employer action around new federal and state regulations, as well as increased preparation for the impact of AI, automation and robotics on their organizations.

“Employers are more preoccupied than ever with preventing harassment and pay inequality in the second year of the #MeToo movement,” the authors write.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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