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Red Cross GC Resigns Over Handling of Sexual Assault and Harassment Allegations

By on February 2, 2018 in General Counsel

American Red Cross General Counsel David Meltzer has resigned after a ProPublica story detailed troubling aspects of how he handled a sexual misconduct case involving another senior official at the charity, according to a ProPublica article.

In a resignation letter, Meltzer told the American Red Cross CEO that he deeply regretted his handling of the case.

Meltzer originally drew fire after he praised a former senior executive who was pushed out after being accused of sexually harassing a subordinate. Another employee also accused that former executive of rape. At that time, Meltzer praised the deposed executive for his dedication and leadership.

Read the ProPublica article.