How to Break an NDA, See If Your Pay Is Fair, Confront a Colleague, and More

It’s worth finding out if others could potentially come forward and prove there’s a broader pattern of abuse, particularly if you’re not in a high-profile industry such as finance or entertainment, says Jodi Short, a law professor at the University of California Hastings College of Law. Knowing that others will have your back can make it easier to go public. Support from an organization such as the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, which is backed by the National Women’s Law Center, can also offer protection if the company decides to take action against you.