Training is ‘ first step’ in stopping sexual harassment in the House, lawmakers say


First came the flood of social-media posts from former and current congressional employees who were sexually harassed on the job. Then came more than 1,500 names of former congressional staffers urging Congress to fix the problem. Now, members of Congress are acknowledging they have colleagues who have engaged in lewd …

Ryan urges lawmakers to undergo training on sexual harassment

Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanBudget vote raises red flag for GOP on tax reform Dems yearn for days of GOP deficit hawks Ryan: FBI will hand over documents related to Trump-Russia dossier MORE (R-Wis.) urged House members on Friday to undergo sexual harassment awareness training and mandate it for their staffs, …

Nickelodeon Fires ‘Loud House’ Creator After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Multiple women have come forward and accused animator Chris Savino of inappropriate behavior. Loud House creator Chris Savino’s time at Nickelodeon has come to an end. The Viacom-owned cable network has fired Savino days after multiple women came forward with sexual harassment allegations against the animator. Up to a dozen …

‘House of Cards’ sent out sexual harassment memo weeks before Spacey downfall

Looks like Kevin Spacey didn’t get the memo on sexual harassment — literally. Just before accusations against “House of Cards” star Spacey rocked the hit show, producers sent a memo to all staff requiring them to take a newly expanded online course on sexual harassment called “Risky Business.” “With this …

Chef John Besh to step down from his restaurant group amid sexual harassment allegations

NEW ORLEANS — Celebrity chef John Besh is stepping down from the restaurant group he founded amid allegations of sexual misconduct.Besh, whose restaurants in New Orleans include Borgne, Domenica and Shaya, will depart the Besh Restaurant Group to focus on his family, according to an email delivered Monday to employees. …

All of the women who have accused Trump of sexual harassment are lying, White House says

All the women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment are lying, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday when asked for the official White House position on the issue.The question was posed during a White House briefing at a time when numerous men in high-profile …

This congresswoman is starting #MeTooCongress to draw attention to sexual harassment on Capitol Hill

Rep. Jackie Speier (D Calif.) says the current system for reporting sexual harassment in Congress shields offenders and punishes victims. (Clare Major) Rep. Jackie Speier on Friday shared her story of experiencing unwanted sexual advances in Congress, launching a #MeTooCongress campaign to raise awareness about sexual harassment and assault on …

Lawmakers allege harassment on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers allege harassment on Capitol Hill  AxiosAP News in Brief at 6:04 am EDT  News1130Full coverage