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Sun May 12, 2019, 12:20 AM

Former employee sues Honor the Earth over sexual harassment, claims complaints were mishandled by

Former employee sues Honor the Earth over sexual harassment, claims complaints were mishandled by the activist organization


DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Honor the Earth, an environmental organization and one of the lead opponents to the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project, is facing allegations that it overlooked sexual harassment among its ranks.

A former Honor the Earth employee, Margaret “Molly” Campbell, filed a lawsuit against the organization in February in Becker County.

Honor the Earth filed a motion to dismiss on the basis that Becker County doesn’t have jurisdiction of the White Earth Nation, where Honor the Earth is located. A judge reviewed the case during a hearing Wednesday, May 8, and took the issue under advisement.

Campbell’s attorney, Christy Hall, said although it’s unfortunate the situation had to result in a lawsuit, Campbell wanted Honor the Earth to change its practices that “could have resulted in concrete harm.”

Read more: https://www.inforum.com/news/crime-and-courts/1020617-Former-employee-sues-Honor-the-Earth-over-sexual-harassment-claims-complaints-were-mishandled-by-the-activist-organization

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