Metro settles sexual harassment lawsuit

Gilles Meloche
Gilles Meloche

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro government will pay a former employee of Metro Animal Services to settle a sexual harassment suit.

Dawn Simpson sued the city claiming that Gilles Meloche, the former MAS director, sexually harassed her and then retaliated against her for complaining.

The settlement is for nearly $300,000.

Wayne Zelinsky, who was Meloche's successor, resigned at the beginning of the year after it was discovered he was running a side adult entertainment business.

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