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Report: Capitol Hill harassment claims up

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) — The number of U.S. congressional staffers alleging harassment and hostile work conditions rose during the past five years, a report released Thursday indicates.

In addition, the non-partisan Office of Compliance’s annual “State of the Congressional Workplace” report said congressional offices aren’t required to keep personnel records, provide required anti-discrimination training or protect whistle-blowers despite requiring other government agencies and private entities to do so.