Castor Schedules Forum on Preventing Sexual Harassment
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor has scheduled a forum designed to provide training and resources to employees, small business employers and others to help prevent and report sexual harassment.
TAMPA – Sexual harassment can be prevented and stopped.
Hear from a panel of experts on resources for prevention and reporting at a Stop Sexual Harassment Forum hosted by U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa. The forum is at 10 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 13) at 10:00 AM at HCC Dale Mabry Campus, Student Services Building,4001 W Tampa Bay Blvd. in Tampa. It is free and open to the public. For information or to RSVP, go to facebook.com.
The panel will include experts in the areas of business, training, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and labor law. Tanja Vidovic, a former Tampa firefighter who was awarded $245,000 by a jury in a sexual discrimination and harassment case, will be one of the panelists. Other panelists include representatives from the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce and the Centre for Women.
This training and forum is aimed at small business employers as well as employees and workers to provide them with resources for sexual harassment prevention and reporting sexual harassment.
Castor recently introduced bipartisan legislation to end taxpayer-funded awards and settlements for workplace discrimination in Congress, including sexual harassment. She also co-sponsored the “Me Too Act,” introduced by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-CA, that would completely reform the process for complaints and timely resolution of cases.
Castor represents Florida’s 14th Congressional District, which includes Tampa and a portion of Hillsborough County.
For information about Castor, go to castor.house.gov.
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