A New #MeToo Result: Rejecting Notions of Romantic Consent with Executives

Source: Michael Z. Green, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-22, May 28, 2019

From the abstract:
With the growth of the #MeToo movement since October 2017, more than 200 prominent male executives have lost their jobs. Some pushback has occurred as many of these executives have asserted their behavior was not inappropriate because their acts were consensual. Essentially, this argument requires companies evaluating this behavior to find nothing wrong when executives use their vast power and influence to have romantic and sexual relationships with their subordinates who do not say “no.”….