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$3,500 Paid in WA Guard's Sexual/Martial Harassment Suit

Marvin Price-Haberman was a guard at the Washington Corrections Center. In
January 1994, she filed a sexual harassment complaint. Thereafter, she was
subjected to retaliation. A lawsuit filed by Price-Haberman and her husband
Robert Haberman, also a guard, alleged they were denied the opportunity to
serve on a given post and/or shift together, but other married couples were
permitted to serve on the same shift. Marion was being provided Sergeant
Examination Test Study materials due to her gender, was forced to work
under subordinate male guards acting as Sergeant despite her scoring a
higher score than the male guards. She was denied accommodation for a
severe medical malady due to her gender, and was falsely accused of
misconduct by a fraudulent document. The complaint filed in the Thurston
County Superior Court by Michael Hanbey of the Ditlevson, Rodgers, and
Hanbey law firm in Olympia asserted civil rights violations, equal
protection violations, and a disabilities act violation. On November 3,
1997, the suit was settled for $3,500. See: Price-Haberman v. Riveland,
Thurston County Superior Court, Case No. 95-2-03260-2, unpublished.

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