December 21, 2018 / 9:46 PM / 5 months ago

Florida Senate says staffer will drop sexual harassment claims

The Florida State Senate says a staffer who claims she was sexually harassed by a former state senator has agreed to withdraw a case pending before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which the Senate had sought to block the agency from pursuing.

The Senate’s lawyers at Holland & Knight filed a notice of settlement in federal court in Tallahassee on Thursday, saying it would drop its October petition asking a judge to rule that the administrative case against the Senate is unconstitutional, as soon as staffer Rachel Perrin Rogers withdraws her harassment charge.

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