ARTICLE | Politics & Policy

Sen. Murray confronts BIO, PhRMA over harassment

June 29, 2018 9:12 PM UTC

Weeks after a backlash began against a biotech industry party that featured topless female dancers, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) sent letters Thursday to the heads of BIO and PhRMA asking what steps they are taking to address harassment in the industry.

Murray asked to meet with both organizations, and requested information regarding their ongoing discussions, plans, and actions aimed at protecting employees at member companies and ensuring that they are in “equal and harassment-free” workplaces...