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Sexual harassment in the workplace. Proper sexual harassment risk mitigation begins with education and training of employees. (Photo: Shutterstock)

According to MarketStance, a research firm that tracks insurance trends, only 3% of companies with fewer than 50 employees report they carry coverage for sexual harassment.

Yet, according to a study released by specialty insurer Hiscox, more than 35% of employees in the U.S. feel they’ve experienced workplace harassment. Among women, the number rises to 41%. Of those individuals who reported the incident to management, 37% did not feel the charge of workplace harassment was handled properly. This percentage rises to 49% for women.

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