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Media: Legislative Leaders Say They’ve Dealt with Sexual Harassment Complaints

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After reports of sexual harassment at the Massachusetts State House came to light in a recent Boston Globe column, BARCC Executive Director Gina Scaramella spoke with State House News Service about the culture of tolerance for sexual harassment and assault on Beacon Hill. 

Excerpt: “To create a safe workplace for all, legislative leaders must investigate these complaints and implement explicit workplace safety policies that clearly outline the steps for reporting abuse and the punishments for policy violations. Leaders must then follow through on these policies—without exception,” Scaramella said.

To read the full article, "Legislative leaders say they've dealth with sexual harassment complaints," visit the Greenfield Recorder website. 

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Taylor Rapalyea
Taylor Rapalyea serves as BARCC's marketing and communications coordinator. She helps implement communications plans, creates content, and provides support for organizational communications, all to further public knowledge of BARCC's mission and services. Taylor brings four years of local news reporting and editing to BARCC, and has worked at Patch News, the Salem News, and the Gloucester Daily Times. She learned video reporting and editing at the Boston Herald, and served as editor of the Simmons Voice while studying journalism and public relations at Simmons College.

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