NWLC In The Press

Why taxpayers pay when legislators are accused of sexual misconduct

Posted on February 8, 2018 Issues: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

It’s part of an employer’s job to prevent a toxic culture, said Emily Martin, general counsel at the National Women’s Law Center, a nonprofit that provides legal defense for victims of harassment. But Martin said the bills raise an important question about why the state is paying for the transgressions of lawmakers, who do not have a traditional employer-employee relationship.

Outlet: PBS

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