“Harassment is not tolerated in the organization in any way, shape or form, and if employees do feel harassed we encourage them to seek ways of redress,” said Ayers, adding that the agency was also, for the first time, conducting an “employee climate survey” to determine what issues, if any, staffers are facing within the AOC workplace.
Correction: Feb. 10, 2012
An earlier version of this article misstated who would be relocated to temporary office suites in the Ford House Office Building. Support staff will be relocated.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.