State employee files $19 million sexual harassment lawsuit
January 16, 2020
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A state employee who says she was sexually harassed and physically injured by a supervisor is suing the state for $19 million.
Toni Prins, a Kenai juvenile justice worker, also said in her lawsuit that she was given a poor performance review when she complained, the Anchorage Daily News reported.
The lawsuit was filed in November. State officials deny that Prins has a valid claim and last month asked that it be dismissed.
Prins’ lawsuit claims a supervisor began to harass her in April 2016. She complained to another supervisor but no immediate action was taken,...