• DOJ Announces Initiative to Fight Workplace Sexual Harassment
  • April 10, 2018
  • On February 28, 2018, the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division announced an initiative to eradicate sexual harassment in the public sector workplace: the Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Initiative (SHWI). The U.S. DOJ enforces Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 against state and local government employers. Title VII prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, and religion; sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination.