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Ramsey County settles sex assault case, institutes new rules to protect underage workers


August 2, 2019

Ramsey County has agreed to improve sexual harassment training and institute policies that better protect underage employees, after a teenage lifeguard was raped by an adult supervisor while on the job.

Following an investigation by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, the county will pay the victim $72,500 in a formal settlement of the 2013 assault case. Minnesota Human Rights Commissioner Rebecca Lucero, standing with Ramsey County Commissioner Trista MatasCastillo, announced the settlement Thursday.


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