Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Congressional Workplace

Meeting Notes: 
Date: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:00am
Subcommittees: 

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COMMITTEE HEARING

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

10:00 a.m.

1310 Longworth House Office Building

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Congressional Workplace

Previewing the hearing, Chairman Harper said: “The Committee will hold a hearing as part of our extensive review of the resources available to assist our Members and staff in regard to sexual harassment awareness and reporting. This is an important issue and the House of Representatives is committed to preventing any form of harassment. We need to make certain that the House provides the needed sexual harassment awareness training, as well as policies that support a person’s right to report. I thank Speaker Ryan for tasking our Committee with this important review and I look forward to working with everyone to ensure that our Capitol Hill community is a safe and productive work environment.”

Witnesses:
First Panel:
• The Honorable Jackie Speier (CA-14)
• The Honorable Bradley Byrne (AL-01)

Second Panel:
• Gloria Lett, Counsel, Office of House Employment Counsel
• Barbara Childs Wallace, Chair, Board of Directors, Office of Compliance

Additional information will be available via the Committee Repository.

Access to the Committee room will begin at 9:30 a.m. If you have any questions, please contact the Committee at (202) 225-8281.

Persons requiring special accommodations should contact Dan Jarrell at (202) 225-8281, 48 hours prior to the scheduled hearing.