A former Alabama corporation providing janitorial services for commercial businesses across the southeast agreed Thursday to pay a former employee $70,000 to settle a federal lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said.
According to the lawsuit filed by the EEOC in June 2013, Birmingham-based Rite Way Services, Inc. violated federal law when the company terminated an employee in retaliation for participating in an internal investigation concerning a co-worker's sexual harassment complaint. Mekeva Tennort, who was employed by Rite Way to perform janitorial duties at Biloxi High School in Mississippi, made a statement to supervisors who were investigating the complaint in August 2011....
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