Idaho agency denies sex discrimination lawsuit allegations

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By Keith Ridler, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge should dismiss a sex discrimination lawsuit and not allow as evidence any recordings made by a former employee intended to prove her claims, an Idaho state agency says. The 8-page document filed Monday in U.S. District Court by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game also asks that it be awarded attorney fees. The lawsuit filed last month in U.S. District Court seeking $100,000 in damages and attorney fees includes an allegation that a male supervisor threatened to strangle the female employee with an extension cord. Fish and Game denies that ever took place. The lawsuit also said the woman recorded incidents that substantiated her complaints of a hostile work environment. It's...

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