SAG-AFTRA Develops Mobile App to Identify Workplace Serial Sexual Abusers

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Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by David Robb on October 12, 2020.

SAG-AFTRA has developed a mobile app that will collect data on serial sexual abusers and allow members to report sexual harassment in the workplace. A beta version will begin limited testing with members later this month, and a full version is expected to be made available later this year.

“It has been three years since a group of brave women came forward with stories of sexual harassment, assault and rape perpetrated by Harvey Weinstein, at the time one of the most powerful people in the entertainment industry,” SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris and national executive director David White said Monday in a message to their members. “Since then, countless women and men have come forward to expose the industry’s pervasive sexual harassment problem, to bring perpetrators to justice and to work for real, lasting change.” …

Deadline Hollywood 10/12

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