COGIC Elder Sued For Sexual Harassment Of An Employee!
Reader, according to the reports out of Memphis TN, COGIC preacher and General Sessions clerk Ed Stanton Jr. Along with the Shelby county government has settled out of court on a lawsuit filed for sexual harassment of an employee. Barbara Burchett who is also the sister of county commissioner Eddie Jones,filed the lawsuit in federal court seeking $75,000 claiming that the preacher/clerk touched her twice inappropriately. The lawsuit goes on to state that after Burchett refused the sexual advances of Stanton he retaliated by telling her supervisors to watch her and time how long she was away from her desk. The lawsuit also states that Stanton had told Burchett's supervisors that she couldn't use the restroom without sending an email first. The lawsuit was settled between Stanton, the county, and Burchett on Friday for an undisclosed amount. Stanton is an elder at Temple COGIC.
Question: Does settling out of court mean you're guilty?