“My biggest fear is that we’ll just see this as another way for Republicans to bash the president,” said Jessica Rinaldi, a former House staffer who left the White House last year.
“It’s going to be used against the president, against his allies, against anyone who disagrees with him.”
The Trump administration has been rolling out its new sexual harassment rules, which were supposed to be unveiled Monday, but were delayed by a Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday that could block implementation.
But some lawmakers and advocates for women said the rule change, which takes effect in January, could create more uncertainty for women than they already are.
The administration said it is working to address the lack of clear guidelines and that it is not making any changes to the policy.
It also announced that it would not renew the contracts of more than 3,500 public servants and contractors, and has suspended a contract with an agency that oversees the hiring of public servants.
The new rules will take effect on Jan. 1.
They will cover all federal employees, and include the Federal Election Commission, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Labor Relations Board.
They also apply to private employers, such as health care workers and teachers, who work in federal agencies.
The rules also include more extensive protections for federal employees who report sexual harassment.
The rule, which includes the definition of harassment, is meant to ensure that everyone working in federal offices has access to the same standards for handling and reporting harassment.
And it will set out penalties for those who break the rules, including fines, suspension of work, demotion or loss of benefits.
The White House said that it has already reached out to more than 200 federal employees and contractors for comments.
But the agency said that the agency’s staff of about 100 is only going to take on about 1,500 cases a year.
And the number of employees who will have to comply with the new rules has yet to be announced.
The agency said it was still working to finalize guidelines and would release details about those guidelines later this month.
“We are pleased to be able to share that these are important changes for working Americans,” the White, House and Congress office said in a statement.
The Trump White House has already released some of the new guidelines.
For example, the agency says it is moving to require that all workplace harassment reports be filed by an employee’s first contact with the government, or within 30 days of their first interaction with a federal agency.
It has also expanded the definition and is clarifying that reporting sexual harassment and other misconduct in the workplace is an issue of workplace ethics, not workplace misconduct.
But for women in public service, it’s a different story.
“This is a big step forward in how we treat women in the public service,” said Kate McFarland, who headed the Office of Civil Rights under President Barack Obama and worked on the rule changes.
“And for women who work for agencies like the Office, they’re still going to have to navigate a different system.
But this is an important step forward.”
Sexual harassment in the private sector has become a hot topic in recent years as the Trump White, Trump and Congress administrations have clashed over how to address it.
The Justice Department has announced a $1.9 million settlement in a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson, who accused Trump of sexually harassing her when she was a host in the early 2000s.
Trump also was accused of sexual harassment by a number of female colleagues during the campaign, including former Fox personality Megyn Kelly.
A Washington Post/ABC News poll conducted this year found that 63 percent of women said they had experienced harassment from the Trump campaign.
And a 2016 poll found that 53 percent of female voters said they would not support a woman for president.
That poll was conducted after former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., was accused by a former Trump campaign aide of having sexual relations with a campaign staffer.
That aide, Michael Caputo, was fired from the campaign and pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of making a false statement in connection with a sexual relationship with a woman he had been romantically involved with, according to court documents.
And Trump has faced allegations of sexual assault and harassment from women who worked for him in the past.
The latest rules take aim at the Trump family’s personal history of sexual misconduct.
The Office of Government Ethics has already issued guidelines for private contractors that say they must “not knowingly or recklessly engage in a pattern or practice of retaliating against, or otherwise engaging in an unlawful or deceptive business practice, and not disclose to the agency in writing that such conduct occurred.”
The new regulations say contractors who violate the new guidance could be subject to penalties of up to $250,000.
The changes could also lead to increased scrutiny for the Trump Organization, including the possibility of it being forced to report certain transactions to the Federal Elections Commission.
The Republican president has said he is not a sexual predator.
He said in an interview with