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Inquiry finds Georgia veterans agency chief harassed workers

Inquiry finds Georgia veterans agency chief harassed workers
Inquiry finds Georgia veterans agency chief harassed workers(WRDW)
Published: Nov. 29, 2021 at 4:41 AM EST
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ATLANTA (AP) — An investigation finds the now-retired leader of Georgia’s veterans agency sexually harassed his secretary.

A report by the state inspector general finds Veterans Service Commissioner Mike Roby’s behavior was part of a general pattern of demeaning behavior toward women and minorities. The report was obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The report says Roby also includes using racist nicknames for Black and Latino workers.

The inquiry began after Roby’s secretary reported him. That set off a mandatory investigation under new rules put in place by Gov. Brian Kemp.

Roby retired as the inquiry was ending, preventing the agency’s board from disciplining him.

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