Battling sexual harassment and sexual assault in the ranks is one of the highest priority work-life issues in the U.S. Navy. Yesterday, a group representing women in the military discussed the issue during a conference here in Washington.
The commanding officer of a Florida-based warship was removed from his post during an overseas deployment after several female crew members alleged that he sexually harassed women aboard ship, according to a Navy report.
Whistleblowers told a House committee that managers at the Environmental Protection Agency turned a blind eye to allegations of sexual harassment for more than a decade.
Too many agencies are producing allegations of sexual misconduct ranging from harassment to overseas parties funded by criminals.
The Merit Systems Protection Board announced it’s launching the 2016 Merit Principles Survey to feds in July and August.
Retired Lt. Col. Teresa James tells an audience of government whistleblower hotline managers in Arlington, Virginia, that female officers in her office were intimidated by a male superior who would routinely sexually harass them.
The House Oversight Committee investigated reports of sexual harassment and misconduct within the Agriculture Department. Employee advocates testified on Capitol Hill that the U.S. Forest Service is not doing enough to prevent harassment, protect victims, and punish perpetrators. Federal News Radio’s Meredith Somers shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says when it comes to workplace sexual harassment, most men are still Cro-Magnons.
Last week’s news of Facebook accounts to which member of the Marine Corps posted compromising photos of their female colleagues prompted a response from Commandant Robert Neller. Kate Hendricks Thomas, a Marine Corps veteran and now assistant professor at Charleston Southern University, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin top leadership is where the end of sexual harassment has to start.
Top leadership is where the end of sexual harassment has to start, according to Kate Hendricks Thomas, a Marine Corps veteran and assistant professor at Charleston Southern University.