Catawba County DA Speaks About Harassment Lawsuit - myfoxcarolinas.com

Catawba County DA Speaks About Harassment Lawsuit

Posted: Updated:
  • Local NewsMore>>

  • A Dream Come True; Young Fan Becomes a Charlotte Knight

    A Dream Come True; Young Fan Becomes a Charlotte Knight

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:12:34 GMT

     The Charlotte Knights teamed with Make-A-Wish to fulfill a young fan's dream of being a baseball player.

     The Charlotte Knights teamed with Make-A-Wish to fulfill a young fan's dream of being a baseball player.

  • Labor Day Brunch and BBQ

    Labor Day Brunch and BBQ

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:31 AM EDT2014-09-01 10:31:46 GMT
    Local Loaf in Uptown is offering a special brunch and BBQ menu for its customers on Labor Day. It starts at 10:00 a.m. so Charity Bailey went to the bakery to check out some of the prep work.
    Local Loaf in Uptown is offering a special brunch and BBQ menu for its customers on Labor Day. It starts at 10:00 a.m. so Charity Bailey went to the bakery to check out some of the prep work.
  • Danielle Stradford - Softball Sensation at Age 14

    Danielle Stradford - Softball Sensation at Age 14

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:44:33 GMT
    Danielle Stradford is a 14-year old softball player who's ahead of the game.  Meet her, her family, her coach and her teammates.
    Danielle Stradford is a 14-year old softball player who's ahead of the game.  Meet her, her family, her coach and her teammates.
Catawba County District Attorney James C. Gaither issued a statement today regarding a federal civil lawsuit filed against him Thursday.

His statement reads:

“I have made a public statement regarding the true circumstances of my former employee’s departure from my office.  At this time I believe it is incumbent upon her to address the issue of whether she had a sexual relationship with a married defense attorney who regularly appeared as opposing counsel in her Court.  I believe she owes that to the voters of this district.

While I am human and I make mistakes, I own up to the mistakes I make.  This is not one of those occasions.  Her claim of sexual harassment is unfounded and false, which is why her EEOC complaint was dismissed.”

Gaither is accused of sexual harassment by a former assistant district attorney, Whitney Nicole Shaffer.

 Check back with myfoxcarolinas.com for more on the lawsuit and this case as it continues to unfold.

 

 

Powered by WorldNow

WJZY FOX 46
3501 Performance Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28214
Main Number: (704) 398-0046

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices