the Weinstein effect

the Weinstein effect

An increase in public accusations of sexual violence and harassment, as well as swift reaction to and increased attention on such reports, following the publicizing of sexual misconduct allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein (initially in an October 2017 article in The New York Times). Many women are speaking up about their own experience with sexual assault now, thanks to the Weinstein effect.
See also: effect, Weinstein
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Thankfully, the scandal triggered similar allegations against equally (if not more) powerful men across the world in what came to be known as the Weinstein effect. And it brought them down.
Rusnak, another labor and employment attorney at Bond Schoeneck and King, delivered a presentation for HR professionals recently that covered the ramifications of what they called The Weinstein Effect. The traditional approach to handling harassment complaints needs updating, they said.
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