Sheriff's Office Releases Copies of Sexual Harassment Complaints
Two former female deputies claim they were subjected to sexual harassment while on the job.
The Kendall County Sheriff's office has released copies of the sexual harrassment complaints in which two former Kendall County jail guards are suing the Sheriff's Department.
"In response to public requests, the Sheriff's Office is posting the federal court complaints filed by former employees Amber Christoffel-Slaughter and Nicole Porus. Allegations that the Sheriff's Office tolerates any form of harassment are absolutely false," reports the Kendall County Sheriff's Facebook page.
The two former employees, Amber Christoffel Slaughter and Nichole Porus, claimed they were forced to change in a co-ed locker room in front of male co-workers and claimed in the lawsuit the men frequently commented on their undergarments and general appearance. The two women reported the comments to their supervisors who reportedly did nothing, the lawsuit said.
The Beacon News reported Slaughter said she was forced to resign. The paper said in the lawsuit Porus claims co-workers made false claims about her insubordination and she was fired in June 2009.
Copies of the claims can be seen in the attached PDF documents.