A state legislator is calling for an investigation into alleged workplace abuse within the office of House Speaker Beth Harwell.
State Representative Billy Spivey, R-Lewisburg, said he received a report from a concerned staffer at Legislative Plaza describing “mental and emotional abuse over an extended period of time.”
In addition to Harwell, the report also names House Chief Clerk Joe McCord, Legislative Administration Director Connie Ridley and Harwell’s chief of staff, Scott Gilmer.
The staffer was allegedly offered a demotion, pay cut and a move to another office as possible solutions after complaining about the alleged verbal abuse by McCord.
Harwell reportedly (continue reading at WKRN)