Former San Antonio State Representative Trey Martinez Fischer, who is a candidate to regain his seat in next year's elections, is calling on all Democratic candidates statewide to undergo sexual harassment training, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
Martinez Fischer has sent a formal request for Gilberto Hinojosa, the Chair of the Texas Democratic Party, urging that the party implement and require sexual harassment training for all Democratic candidates seeking election. In addition, he wants a 'public harassment policy' for all Democratic campaigns.
"Sexual harassment and any other form of workplace harassment is never acceptable," Martinez Fischer said. "No industry is immune from the obligation to maintain a professional and productive work environment. I believe we should do all we can to train candidates and office holders about this issue and reinforce the expectation of high standards of professional behavior."