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Bullying, sexual harassment: Most M’sian lawyers surveyed distrust firms to protect them

Annabelle Lee

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Modified 19 Nov 2019, 11:01 am

A survey has revealed little trust in Malaysian law firms in being able to sufficiently protect their staff against workplace bullying and sexual harassment.

This was despite claims that problems appeared to be prevalent in the legal fraternity.

In a global study by the International Bar Association (IBA), just 13 percent of local lawyers rated their workplaces’ approach as “good or excellent” when it came to dealing with bullying and sexual harassment...

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