Professor Amy Blackstone Quoted in Time Magazine Article

Time Magazine

…Indeed, women who have experienced sexual harassment are 6.5 times more likely to leave their jobs than those who aren’t, according to 2017 research published by Sociologists for Women in Society. These women often take jobs with lower wages, move to a different industry entirely or reduce the amount of hours they work, says Amy Blackstone, a University of Maine sociology professor who co-authored the 2017 research. By moving jobs, these employees lose their seniority and standing within the company — impacting the timeline of moving up the ladder in pay and promotions, Blackstone added.

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