A new study from the Japanese Trade Union Confederation (Rengo) shows that 23% of workers surveyed said they have either been subject to harassment against LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) people or witnessed or heard someone being harassed on the matter in the workplace. According to the survey, 8% said they were sexual minorities and 1.3% answered they have faced verbal harassment and other disruptive behavior regarding LGBT people in the workplace. Another 7.6% claimed they have seen or heard workplace harassment targeting sexual minorities, and 15.3% said they have heard indirectly about LGBT harassment. Meanwhile, a total of 81% said discrimination against LGBT employees needs to be eliminated.
August 26 / Staffing Industry Analysts
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