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California Stopped Tracking Sexual Harassment Complaints Years Ago. What Happens Now?

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

The California State Capitol on September 12, 2017.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

California’s Legislature was rocked by revelations in Fall 2017 that several lawmakers were investigated, and in some cases were disciplined, for sexual harassment in the workplace. The story became part of a larger conversation within the #MeToo movement.

CapRadio’s State Government Reporter Scott Rodd has been looking at why California lawmakers and agency heads seem to be having such a hard time answering basic questions about sexual harassment in state government. Rodd’s reporting uncovered California that is building a system to track sexual harassment complaints filed by state employees. But his reporting also found that the state already had a system to track complaints until it was eliminated in 2012. 

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