Senators to trim Nov. 20 sitting to attend anti-harassment training
By Charelle EvelynNov. 7, 2018
The Upper Chamber has signed a $69,800 contract with ADR Education to deliver training sessions and advise on a revised harassment policy.
Conservative Sen. Scott Tannas, left, and Independent Sen. Raymonde Saint-Germain, right, are vice-chair and chair, respectively, of the Senate Human Resources Subcommittee. On Nov. 20, Senators will start participating in mandatory anti-harassment training, which the subcommittee recommended. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Senators will begin mandatory anti-harassment training this month, as work continues to refresh the Upper Chamber’s harassment policy.
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