Houston Chronicle: Upgrades to ‘minimum’ sexual harassment training point to larger issue at Texas Capitol

May 13. 2021


ERA’s Jessica Stender, Senior Counsel for Workplace Justice & Public Policy, is featured in a Houston Chronicle about sexual harassment training for Texas’s House of Representatives.

One of the main reasons why sexual harassment trainings aren’t successful is that they can be pretty boring and dry and don’t hit home for people,” Stender said. “In this training, they launch right into the law, without talking about the kind of specific power dynamics that really play into and contribute to sexual harassment occurring in this context and make it more likely to occur.

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