The #MeToo movement has caused a paradigm shift in the way employers fight workplace harassment, Jennifer Reisch, of Equal Rights Advocates, San Francisco, said Aug. 4 during an American Bar Association panel at its 2018 annual conference in Chicago.

The #MeToo movement focuses on acknowledging and preventing sexual harassment and rose to prominence in late 2017 after allegations of such misconduct were made against high-profile figures like Hollywood insider Harvey Weinstein.

In the employment context, there has been a...