HSPRD and Co-Counsel File New Suit Against Cook County Sheriff’s Office For Sexual Harassment

HSPRD and Co-Counsel File New Suit Against Cook County Sheriff’s Office For Sexual Harassment

 

On November 10, 2017, HSPRD and Willenson Law filed a lawsuit against the Cook County Sheriff’s Office alleging that female correctional officers at the Cook County Jail are subjected to sexual harassment by inmates. The proposed class-action suit claims the harassment and abusive intimidation produces a hostile work environment.  The female guards filed a discrimination charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in February and the EEOC granted the correctional officers a right to sue in October.

Read more about the case here: CBS Local ; ABC7; Chicago Sun-times; Chicago Tribune