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CareerSource Palm Beach County employees come forward with allegations of harassment against former CEO

Agency investigating new claims against Steve Craig
Steve Craig, former president and CEO of CareerSource Palm Beach County
Posted at 3:58 PM, Oct 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-23 15:58:41-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — New allegations of harassment have emerged against the former president and CEO of CareerSource Palm Beach County, Contact 5 has learned.

Steve Craig resigned in February after facing allegations an improper relationship with a subordinate. He later sued the agency over his departure.

Contact 5 has learned two female employees have recently come forward claiming they were repeatedly harassed by Craig, but did not report the alleged harassment because they were in fear of losing their jobs, according to the agency's representative.

CareerSource Palm Beach County said the agency is investigating the new claims.

Craig sued the agency in August over his departure, claiming he was forced out of the job.

His lawsuit said he "suffered a loss of $1.8 million in lost wages" and benefits because his contract did not expire until 20205.

CareerSource filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit Monday, claiming Craig failed "to state a cause of action."

Contact 5 has asked Craig's attorney for a statement or comment on the newest allegations and is awaiting a response.

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