Government & Politics

March 24, 2014 3:38 PM

Jackson County pays $1.4 million to five former employees over harassment accusations

Jackson County will pay $1.4 million to settle sexual and racial harassment complaints brought by five former employees of the assessment department. No details of the alleged mistreatment were included in the settlement agreement approved by the County Legislature on Monday. All five women signed agreements requiring them to keep the substance of their claims confidential.

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