Marketplace   Menu Guide   Complete Pages      
butler eagle
Site last updated: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Bookmark our site!
Local PennsylvaniaNationalInternationalNews Extras  
Published: December 4, 2012 print this article Print save this article Save email this article Email ENLARGE TEXT increase font decrease font

Sexual discrimination complaint settled



Butler County today approved a settlement of a sexual discrimination complaint filed by the director of county children and youth services.
Under the settlement, all three commissioners must attend training covering such topics as supervising employees, respect in the workplace, bullying in the workplace, conflict resolution and sex discrimination.
The commissioners also issued a statement of support for CYS director Joyce Ainsworth.
She filed the complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging county Commissioner Jim Eckstein publicly humiliated her during the Feb. 29 meeting.
Commissioners Bill McCarrier and Dale Pinkerton approved the settlement with Eckstein dissenting.
Eckstein earlier today said he didn’t support all the terms of the settlement. As part of the agreement, the county does not admit any guilt in violating the law.





Back
Comments
Order Photos!
 
MORE NEWS HEADLINES
arrow USIS lays off 1,200 workers in Butler area
arrow Secret Service chief resigns after security lapses
arrow Web promos for Thursday
arrow U.S. flag case held for court
 
MOST READ ARTICLES
arrow Dirt bike hits deer, boy hurt
arrow Zelienople might be featured on TV program
arrow Police investigate death as homicide
arrow Shots fired during robbery, police say