Ex-aide sues Filner for sexual harassment
[trib_ndn vid=24965584]SAN DIEGO — Famed lawyer Gloria Allred filed a sexual harassment lawsuit Monday against Mayor Bob Filner and the city on behalf of the mayor’s former communications director.
Allred announced the suit at a news conference where she introduced her client, Irene McCormack Jackson. She is the first woman to publicly claim that the mayor sexually harassing her. Two other women have made anonymous accusations through a group of former Filner supporters.
Jackson, who resigned from the Filner administration in June, was the vice president of public policy for the San Diego Port District before she resigned to work for Filner. She continues to work for the city as director of communications for operations.
Allred said that before today, it had been alleged that Filner told an employee that she would work better if she worked without her panties on. The woman was not…
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