Settlement reached in Harrison Co. sexual harassment case

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Posted on August 15, 2009 at 6:43 PM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 13 at 4:15 PM

(WHAS11) - There is a settlement in the sexual harassment lawsuit involving Harrison County and Sheriff Michael Deatrick.

The Justice Department announced the Sheriff, the Council and the Commissioners must pay $375,000 to two dispatchers who had sued, saying they had been sexually harassed.

The Sheriff's Department will also hire an Equal Employment Opportunity Trainer.

A judge still has to sign off on the deal.

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