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Terry’s Picks: Harassment Statistics, Equal Pay, WE Legal

Harassment Statistics: Two new surveys reinforce what we all know: the Center for Talent Innovation’s study, “What #MeToo Means for Corporate America,” shows that the media and entertainment industry has the highest rate of sexual harassment among white-collar industries; and a survey from the Writers Guild of America, West, finds that 64% of female writers have been sexually harassed on the job. While awareness is  spreading, it’s clear the fight is far from over.   

Equal Pay: After becoming a symbol of the wage gap while shooting All the Money in the World, Michelle Williams has been offered the same salary as Sam Rockwell on a new FX series about director-choreographer Bob Fosse and his wife and muse, dancer Gwen Verdon. 

WE Legal: NYC’s Department of Small Business Services is launching WE Legal to support female entrepreneurs in need of legal resources.

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