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Mandatory Harassment Training Bill Passes House
In the ongoing wake of sexual misconduct allegations against members of Congress--Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.)--and revelations about past payments to settle various complaints, the House Wednesday (Nov. 29) passed legislation to school the Hill.
H Res. 630, which passed by voice vote, mandates anti-harassment training for staffers and members.
“I don’t care if you’re a Member of Congress, a Supreme Court Justice or the President of the United States – we should have a zero tolerance policy for sexual harassment in our government – just as we should in every aspect of society,” said Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.) “There should absolutely be mandatory anti-harassment training in Congress and I think this is important for all organizations.”Click here to read the whole story