Completely foreseeable. "No more dinners with female colleagues. Don’t sit next to them on flights. Book hotel rooms on different floors. Avoid one-on-one meetings. In fact, as a wealth adviser put it, just hiring a woman these days is 'an unknown risk.'"
The unavoidable consequences of a de facto 'guilt by accusation' standard for sexual harassment include cryptic employment discrimination, wage gaps and competence gaps. When these trends emerge in the data, will the rise be pinned on "The Patriarchy"?
I have a very simple solution for these guys which is just to not behave inappropriately