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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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Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt testifies at a Senate banking committee hearing in May 2017. An employee says her secret recordings show that he held up her pay raise as he pressed her for a relationship. Yuri Gripas/Reuters hide caption

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Federal Housing Agency Employee Secretly Taped Director's Sexual Advances Toward Her

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#MeToo Complaints Swamp Human Resources Departments

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An Uber car waits for a client in Manhattan last June. Uber says customers, drivers and employees who are sexually harassed or assaulted won't have to go to arbitration, which required them to keep their stories private. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Under Pressure, Uber Drops Arbitration Requirement For Sexual Assault Victims

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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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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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Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-Pa., in March 2013. News broke Jan. 20 of his taxpayer-funded sexual harassment settlement with a staff member. Now he has decided not to seek re-election in November. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Twitter's official account on a smartphone. The platform has announced it will enforce a new set of rules aiming to curb abuse and harassment. Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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