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Wallace resigned came after Sacramento Bee asked about a $ 400,000 settlement to terminate a trial by Danielle Hartley, who was Wallace’s assistant at the Justice Department of California. Wallace was head of the Division of Law Enforcement, under Harris, who was the Attorney General at that time.
Hartley, who sued the California Department of Justice in December 2016, said she “was worried that she was harassed and muted because of her gender.”
“This included Wallace placing his printer under his desk on the floor and ordering Hartley to put paper in [his] printer or replacing the ink daily,” the mood said . “Hartley requested that the printer be moved to another place so she would not have to bend her knees under the desk in her dresses and skirts, but Wallace refused.”
Hartley further argued that she was reluctant to report Wallace’s behavior to her supervisor.
Wallace was a senior counselor at the Harris Sacramento office. His resignation comes as Harris is considering a 2020 run for president.
Harris has been active in the # MeToo movement and introduced legislation earlier this year with late Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) who would ban employers to expose employees to mandatory contractual breach agreements in the area of harassment at the workplace.  This article was tagged in: