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EEOC lacks jurisdiction in Lyndsey Hughes sexual harassment complaint

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The Federal Equal Opportunity Commission has dismissed a sexual harassment complaint filed by downtown Youngstown events director Lyndsey Hughes.

A letter from the EEOC says the commission lacks jurisdiction to prosecute allegations that Hughes was verbally harassed by the mayor's former chief of staff Demaine Kitchen over a period of two and a half years.

However, the letter says Hughes has 90 days to file a state or federal lawsuit against the city if she wishes.

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