The House Committee on Oversight and Reform is asking NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder to testify in a hearing about workplace misconduct allegations.
The panel’s chair, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., and the chair of the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., issued letters on Wednesday to Goodell and Snyder requesting that they appear at a hearing on June 22. This comes after the committee conducted a monthslong investigation into allegations of workplace misconduct at the Commanders and the NFL’s response to these allegations.
“Since we launched our investigation in October, the Committee’s goal has been to uncover the truth about the culture of harassment and abuse at the Washington Commanders, to hold accountable those responsible, and to better protect workers across the country,” Maloney said in a statement.
“The Committee has worked tirelessly to obtain critical information, including the findings of the internal investigation conducted by attorney Beth Wilkinson, only to be met with obstruction from the Commanders and the NFL at every turn,” she added. “We must have transparency and accountability, which is why we are calling on Mr. Goodell and Mr. Snyder to answer the questions they have dodged for the last seven months.”
Maloney also said that “the hearing will explore how Congress can act to prevent employers from silencing victims of workplace misconduct and ensure that what happened at the Commanders organization does not happen again.”
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