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The sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein sparked the #MeToo movement. New York state and New York City have enacted laws requiring training to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Vince Bucci/Invision/AP hide caption

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Amid #MeToo, New York Employers Face Strict New Sexual Harassment Laws

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Simone Grimes made secret recordings of Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Melvin Watt that she says bolster her claims of harassment, retaliation and equal-pay violations by Watt and the agency. Seanie Blue hide caption

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Bugged At Work: How Secret Recordings Are Changing The Workplace

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What Makes A Leader?

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Arby's is among seven fast-food chains that have agreed to stop limiting their workers' ability to take jobs at other restaurants in the same chain. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Fast-Food Chains Back Away From Limits On Whom They Hire

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#MeToo Complaints Swamp Human Resources Departments

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Asking questions about prior salary can be used by employers to discriminate against women and minorities who earn less, critics say. Neil Webb/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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More Employers Avoid Legal Minefield By Not Asking About Pay History

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A federal court has sided with Aileen Rizo, who filed suit after realizing her male counterparts were being paid more. The ruling overrules a previous interpretation of the 1963 Equal Pay Act. Rizo is seen here with her daughters in a photo she provided to the AP in 2017. Aileen Rizo/AP hide caption

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Nina Irizarry says she was sexually harassed in various jobs as a contractor but didn't have a human resources person to turn to or an employer to sue. Justin T. Shockley/Courtesy of Nina Irizarry hide caption

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Unequal Rights: Contract Workers Have Few Workplace Protections

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Autumn Weese was fired — at least, she thinks she was — but found out from co-workers, not from her boss. Chandis Vaughn/Courtesy of Autumn Weese hide caption

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Fired Via Tweet, Text And Voicemail: Loss Of Job, And Respect

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Most workers are covered by the Family Medical Leave Act, which allows up to 12 weeks of leave per year to care for family members. But that leave is unpaid. Now, Republicans are making paid family leave a legislative policy. Jasmine Mithani and Katie Park/NPR hide caption

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Lawmakers Agree On Paid Family Leave, But Not The Details

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People carry signs addressing the issue of sexual harassment at a #MeToo rally outside of Trump International Hotel on December 9, 2017 in New York City. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images hide caption

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Isabel Escobar (far right) was among a group of Arise Chicago members — Latina and Polish home cleaners, nannies and home care workers — advocating for the Illinois Domestic Workers Bill of Rights during an October 2015 trip to the state capital in Springfield. Arise Chicago hide caption

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Low-Wage Workers Say #MeToo Movement Is A Chance For Change

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"Being a freelancer, you really have to be on top of your emotional and mental health," says Carolina Salas, a New York City freelance marketing expert. Justin T. Shockley hide caption

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Will Work For No Benefits: The Challenges Of Being In The New Contract Workforce

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John Vensel is a contract attorney at the Orrick law firm in Wheeling, W.Va. He says contract work is today's economic reality. Yuki Noguchi/NPR hide caption

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Freelanced: The Rise Of The Contract Workforce

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Participants march against sexual assault and harassment at the #MeToo March in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles last month. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Compliment Or Come-On? Confusion Over How To Define Sexual Harassment

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