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Addressing sexual harassment at work starts with HR

SAN FRANCISCO - A woman is sexually harassed or assaulted at work. She alerts her company's human resources department, which does nothing. Only after she makes her allegations public does her employer pay attention.

It's a narrative familiar now only because women like former Uber engineer Susan Fowler and others have risked their careers to tell their stories about how the people hired to protect them in their workplace ultimately failed.

Since Fowler she revealed her experience, in a blog post - which set in motion events that led to the eventual resignation of Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick - and the recent sexual harassment scandals roiling

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