The bill would ensure future complaints could only take up to 180 days to be filed.The bill would also allow the staffers to transfer to a different department or otherwise work away from the presence of the alleged harasser without losing their jobs if they requested it.#Church Too started spreading again virally later in January 2018 in response to a live-streamed video admission by Pastor Andy Savage to his church that he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl twenty years before as a youth pastor while driving her home, but then received applause by his church for admitting to the incident and asking for forgiveness.The first widely covered example of concrete consequences in finance was when two reporters, including Madison Marriage of the Financial Times, went undercover at a men-only Presidents Club event meant to raise money for children. Greenberg was put on administrative leave after a New York Times story outlined harassment allegations by four women, including multiple arrests for the violation of restraining orders, and a threat to burn down an ex-girlfriend's house.The purpose of the bill is to change how the legislative branch of the U. federal government treats sexual harassment complaints. Under the old system, complaints regarding the legislative branch were channeled through the Office of Compliance, which required complete confidentially through the process and took months of counseling and mediation before a complaint could actually be filed.Any settlement payments were paid using federal taxes, and it was reported that within a decade, million of tax money had been spent settling harassment and discrimination complaints.Burke, who is creating a documentary titled Me Too, has said she was inspired to use the phrase after being unable to respond to a 13-year-old girl who confided to her that she had been sexually assaulted.Burke later wished she had simply told the girl, "me too".
After six years of keeping the secret, Detective Branch-Wise credited the Me Too Movement as an inspiration to share her experience.For the first time, the same protections would also apply to unpaid workers, including pages, fellows and interns.Soon after #Me Too started spreading in late 2017, several allegations from a 2016 Indianapolis Star article re-surfaced in the gymnastic industry against former U. Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar of Michigan State University.Tarana Burke, an American social activist and community organizer, began using the phrase "Me Too" as early as 2006, and the phrase was later popularized by American actress, Alyssa Milano, on Twitter in 2017.Milano encouraged victims of sexual harassment to tweet about it and "give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem".