Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg offered to release three women from nondisclosure agreements Friday, but Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren said Bloomberg should issue a blanket waiver "so anyone who wants to come forward can come forward."
"I thought I would make this easy," said Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren at a CNN Town Hall Thursday before she read from a release form she wrote that would free people from nondisclosure agreements they signed with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
After issuing a joint statement in November, Gretchen Carlson, Julie Roginsky, and Diana Falzone formed Lift Our Voices, an organization dedicated to supporting those silenced by non-disclosure agreements after facing harassment or discrimination in the workplace.
Three women say they have suffered from sexual misconduct at the hands of Gordon Sondland—before he was named the U.S.' EU Ambassador. All three also claim there were professional repercussions for them when they rejected his advances.
Former casino boss Steve Wynn has claimed that he is immune from punishment for alleged sexual harassment, because he is no longer in the gaming industry or legally tied to the company that bears his name.