Oh there are laws against it and company policies too! Even so, complaints against sexual harassment – and harassment in other forms – rarely if ever swim up to the top.
The job market is competitive. It has always been and will continue to be so, pandemic or no pandemic. While roles, job profiles, scope of work, designations, and virtually everything else can change, one thing that remains constant is the fact that securing your first job – as a graduate, undergrad, or freshman masters – can be daunting and even intimidating.