Missouri House Undergoes Sexual Harrassment Training, Following 2015 Incidents

Jan 12, 2016

This week, all members of the Missouri House of Representatives underwent sexual harassment training, in response to last year's incidents involving Statehouse interns. On this edition of Up To Date, we find out what lawmakers learned, how student interns are instructed before going to Jefferson City and what constitutes sexual harassment.

Guests:

  • Robynn Kuhlman is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Central Missouri where she also serves as the intern coordinator.
  • Joe Hatley is an attorney and partner at Spencer Fane where he helps educational institutions navigate the law. He also practices employment law.
  • Rep. Kip Kendrick is a first-term Democrat representing Columbia. He spent four months last year with state colleges and universities discussing the issues surrounding interns at the Capitol.