Female workers allege harassment at Kansas Highway Patrol
January 31, 2021
Six women sued top officials of the Kansas Highway Patrol, alleging they discriminated against female employees and created a hostile work environment.
The former and current employees contend in a federal lawsuit filed Friday that the agency violated federal anti-discrimination law, the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment and their First Amendment speech rights, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported.
The Highway Patrol did not immediately return a message Monday seeking comment.
Among the plaintiffs is the former top human resources officer at the agency, Susan Pfannenstiel, who a...