June 04, 2018

Seattle Mayor Considering Ombuds for Sexual Harassment

In response to a demonstration by city employees, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan says she will consider hiring an Ombudsperson to handle discrimination and sexual harassment complaints. Seattle Silence Breakers, a group of city staff concerned about workplace sexual and racial harassment first asked Durkan to appoint an Ombuds in April. Mayor Durkan met with the group last week and promised to, “give it deep thought.” (KUOW News.)

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