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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

St. Rep candidate Trey Martinez Fischer offers harassment training

Trey Martinez Fischer offers harassment training

Seeks to Partner with TX Democratic Party to Establish Workplace Harassment Policy. Both nationally and in Texas there has been unprecedented reports, allegations and admissions of improper sexual harassment across all industries. “Sexual harassment, or any form of workplace harassment is never acceptable,” said Trey Martinez Fischer. “I believe we should do all we can to train candidates, officeholders and staff about this issue.”

After detailed accounts of workplace harassment, Martinez Fischer wrote Texas Democratic Party Chairman to learn what the party infrastructure offered to train candidates and public officials. Realizing a demand for workplace harassment training, 

Trey Martinez Fischer tasked Ms. Elisa Bernal, an attorney and former Human Resources Director for the City of San Antonio and Ms. Alejandra Villarreal, an attorney and former Chief Administrative Officer for the San Antonio Housing Authority to lead a training initiative and present to local candidates, office holders and their staff “Both Bernal and Villarreal have decades of experience in Human Resource Management, Labor and Employment backgrounds and have served our community with honor, professionalism and set high workplace standards in their respective roles.”

“Sexual harassment is not a red issue or a blue issue—it’s simply wrong and I want to be part of the solution. By providing this training it is my hope to set a standard and establish a best practice.” Trey Martinez Fischer is working with the Texas Democratic Party and hopes to partner with them making this presentation available in every part of the state. “I will do my part to help establish workplace policies and best practices.”

Sexual and Workplace Harassment Training and Best Practices, Saturday, January 20th from 11:30 – 1: p.m. @  Jefferson United Methodist Church on 758 Donaldson Avenue, .

Cost: Free and open to all elected officials, candidates and their staff. 
Registration  begins at 10:30 and is free for those who attend. The program begins at 11:30 and concludes at 1:00 p.m. There will be a question and answer session from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Attendees can also register online at:

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