The Sun Herald reports the lawsuit against Moss Point Mayor Mario King and the city also accuses him of using a firearm to intimidate and harass a worker.
The lawsuit was filed this month by 11 current and former city employees and a firefighter’s wife. It accuses King of age discrimination, harassment and other wrongdoing.
The newspaper says the mayor didn’t respond to its request for comment.
This is the second lawsuit filed against the mayor in as many months. Alderman Ennit Morris filed a lawsuit against King last month claiming the mayor had him “forcibly” arrested for questioning his expenditures.
BEFORE YOU GO…
… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.
If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.Click for more info