In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein allegations surfacing in October 2017, the ‘MeToo’ movement has gained widespread traction after women and men around the world started sharing their experiences of workplace sexual harassment and sexual violence on twitter using the hashtag #MeToo.

In circumstances where one in five people surveyed by the Australian Human Rights Commission reported that they had been sexually harassed within the 5 years immediately prior to the survey3, it is time to ask what do #MeToo and #TIMESUP mean in an Australian workplace context and what should employers be doing?

If you would like to learn what to do about #MeToo have a read of our recent legal update or come to one of our upcoming free seminars.