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A $2 Million Settlement Has Been Reached in a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against an Alabama County Sheriff’s Office

A federal judge on Tuesday formally entered a $2.02 million settlement ending a sexual harassment lawsuit against the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office.

The suit began with an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint alleging that supervisors failed to take steps to protect female corrections officers from severe and repeated sexual harassment inflicted by male prisoners at Mobile County Metro Jail

The U.S. Department of Justice picked up the case and filed a lawsuit in 2021 on behalf of the 14 women.

U.S. District Judge Kristi DuBose approved the settlement this month.

Read the source article at FOX 10 News

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