Bipartisan Team Introduce Bill to Improve NOAA Response to Sexual Assault and Harrassment
Sexual assault and harassment are not being addressed adequately within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), particularly among women scientists and biologist who work on vessels or in remote labs.
“Scientists and researchers must be safe and feel safe at work, and not fear retaliation for reporting sexual harassment and assault,” said Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici. “This starts with prevention and a meaningful way for survivors to seek justice. Several years ago, I spoke with a fisheries biologist who was forced to put her career on hold ...
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