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Ombudsman: Zero tolerance for sexual harassment

/ 05:08 AM October 17, 2020

The Office of the Ombudsman has implemented a code of conduct prohibiting sexual harassment within the antigraft body to provide a safe environment for its employees.

Under Administrative Order No. 2, the Office of the Ombudsman would “operate a zero-tolerance policy for any form of sexual harassment” inside and outside the workplace and work events.

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The code covers different kinds of sexual harassment and classified the offenses from light to grave. Those found liable of any of these offenses will be penalized.

A Committee on Decorum and Investigation for the Ombudsman’s offices will probe cases of sexual harassment. Each team will be headed by a woman, and not less than half of its members will be women. —Nikka G. Valenzuela

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