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Nov 16, 2017

264 Congressional Accountability Act Settlements in 20 Years

264 Congressional Accountability Act Settlements in 20 Years

Amid reports of sexual harassment allegations on Capitol Hill, Congress’ Office of Compliance (OOC) released a report that shows 264 settlements over violations of workplace rights in the past 20 years, costing...


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