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Rewrite Senate anti-harassment policy, says Upper Chamber subcommittee

By Charelle Evelyn      

The Human Resources Subcommittee recommends completely redoing the Chamber’s policy, last updated in 2009, with greater focus on independent oversight.

Independent Senator Raymonde Saint-Germain, left, and Conservative Senator David Tkachuk, right, sit on the Human Resources Subcommittee that is recommending the Senate have a new anti-harassment policy written. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The Senate needs to start from scratch when it comes to its anti-harassment policy, instead of merely updating its existing decade-old document, says a group of Senators tasked with studying the Upper Chamber’s anti-harassment rules.

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