House Employment Counsel Staff Share Stories of Abuse in the Workplace: White Manager Displayed Whip to ‘Motivate the Black Employees’

As stories of sexual harassment in the workplace have been circulated as part of the powerful #MeToo movement, it has exposed how virulent the issue is across the nation and across all job sectors. It would only make sense, then, for a congressional hearing to be held on the issue.

Female Ex-Staffers Say Congresswoman Championing Sexual Harassment Bill Tolerated Abusive Behavior From Top Aide: Report

In the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse scandal last month, Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) brought forward much-needed legislation aimed at curbing sexual harassment on Capitol Hill. But according to some of Lawrence’s former aides, she hasn’t done enough to fight it in her own office.