“Franklin County settles discrimination suit”

Public Opinion

By JIM HOOK@JimHookPOFranklin County and its former Assistant Director of Emergency Services Susan Dutko have settled a federal lawsuit alleging sexual discrimination.

Dutko claimed in the lawsuit that the county had refused to investigate her claim of discrimination and, in fact, retaliated against her for making the claims. She sought unspecified monetary damages and her return to her former job.

A confidential settlement resolved the lawsuit, according to Lisa Matukaitis, a Harrisburg attorney representing Dutko. Neither party can talk about the agreement. “The matter was amicably resolved,” Franklin County Commissioner David S. Keller said…….