GOP lawmaker: Male lawmaker exposed himself to staffer
15 November, 2017, 00:39 | Author: Brenda Erickson
"And then they have to go through a one-month "cooling off" period, all the while they are still required to work in that office that was a hostile work environment", she said.
The announcement came at the heels of a morning-long House hearing on sexual harassment where some members of Congress brought up concerns about sexual harassment in the legislative branch and reviewed the institutions in place for reporting and addressing such behavior. "Our goal must be a culture where everyone who works in our offices feels safe and able to fulfill their duties".
"In fact, there are two members of Congress, Republican and Democrat, right now, who serve, who have been subject to review or not subject to review, who have engaged in sexual harassment", Speier said. A petition calling for Congress to make training mandatory has gained more than 1,500 signatures from former Hill staffers.
Two female House lawmakers on Tuesday accused sitting male lawmakers of sexual harassment and misconduct, including an allegation that a male lawmaker exposed his genitals to a female staffer.
"What are we doing here for women right now", she added, "who are dealing with someone like that?"
Both House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky support ramping up sexual harassment training, as does House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat.
Testimony detailed that while Congress demands private companies have fair ways for accusers to pursue sexual harassment claims, Congress' own sexual harassment complaint process has stacked the deck in favor of members of Congress against their accusers.
Comstock did not name the member of Congress, whose name wasn't disclosed to her.
One possible solution to the issue has already been suggested - mandatory sexual harassment training for all lawmakers and their staff. "They want the system fixed and the perpetrators held accountable".
The lawmaker said that now, if a victim of harassment were to report to the compliance office, they would first be required to undergo mandatory counseling for 30 days.
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