Democratic Congresswomen Introduce Legislation to Prevent Workplace Harassment

Nicole Rojas
Apr 15, 2019 - 5:00

A group of Democratic Congresswomen introduced legislation aimed to prevent workplace harassment and assault on Tuesday, April 9. The House bill, called the Bringing an End to Harassment by Enhancing Accountability and Rejecting Discrimination (Be HEARD) in the Workplace Act, was co-led by Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Elissa Slotkin (D-Mich.), and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-Fla.). Seventeen Democrats are co-sponsoring the Senate version of the bill. “This is for the brave women of the Boston Fire Department, for the hotel workers I worked alongside when I was scrapping money together to help my family, for the transgender men and women who face discrimination...

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