Legislature's sexual harassment policy called inadequate
November 12, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas lawmakers acknowledge they weren't even aware that the Legislature had a policy on sexual harassment before it became a topic of discussion when several women alleged they were sexually harassed at the Statehouse or in Kansas politics.
After the women made their allegations, legislative leaders asked the Women's Foundation in Kansas City to review the policy, which hasn't been changed since 1994.
"It's an inadequate, in my view, policy for a number of reasons," said Merrick Rossein, a national expert on sexual harassment policy and professor at the City Uni...