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31 January 2019

New BECTU Survey Finds 50% of Women in Creative Sector Have Experienced Bullying or Harassment

Half of women in the creative sector have personally experienced bullying or harassment at work, according to a new Bectu survey. The publication of their new research accompanied the launch of a Dignity at Work campaign.

Their research also found:

– 50% of women said they did not trust managers or heads of department to deal with the issues

– 58% said reported incidents were not dealt with

– 25% had experienced inappropriate touching, hugging or kissing and

– 26% of women and 32% of men had witnessed or experienced racist language

As part of their Dignity at Work campaign, Bectu plans to work with other industry bodies and large employers to address a range of issues around respect at work, bullying, diversity and discrimination.

Read more about their findings and the campaign here.