- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 15, 2014

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) - Cerro Gordo County’s insurer has settled a lawsuit filed by a former jailer.

The Mason City Globe Gazette says (https://bit.ly/KiT9h1 ) County Administrative Officer Tom Drzycimski (druh-ZIHM’-skee) told the county supervisors on Tuesday about the settlement with Tammy Simmers. They agreed to a release of all claims with Simmers. Details about the settlement were not disclosed.

Simmers had filed a federal lawsuit against the county and various officials in November 2012. Simmers‘ allegations included claims of a hostile work environment, gender discrimination and retaliation, and wrongful termination.

She was hired as a full-time jailer in 2005. Her lawsuit says she was fired in August 2011 for statements she made to a co-worker about how she was treated and for comments she made on her Facebook page about the jail administrator.


Information from: Globe Gazette, https://www.globegazette.com/

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide