Sport Fremantle Dockers: Junior staff member claiming she was sexually harassed by a club figure

07:36  14 april  2018
07:36  14 april  2018 Source:   Sporting News

AFL Dockers official in harassment claim

  AFL Dockers official in harassment claim Fremantle have been accused of attempting to facilitate a cover-up after a club official was accused of sexually harasssing a junior member of staff.A Fremantle official has been accused of sexually harassing a former junior staff member and the club tried to cover it up, News Corp Australia reports.

She ’s really strict. But she ’s a good person and a good coach,” Kylia Nash, junior , said. It suspended her without pay on August 30. Then in late September, she came forward to say she had been sexually harassed .

Ms Walsh worked as a junior office assistant at the firm when she was 17 and says she quit after only months because she was uncomfortable Another former staff member , Bruce McLean, claimed Mr Williams had talked about wanting to get Ms Walsh under his desk and to “put out” for him at the time.

a group of people standing in front of a crowd © Provided by Sportal com au News Corp Australia have revealed that the Fremantle Dockers are in strife after attempting to silence a junior staff worker who is claiming she was sexually harassed by a club figure.

The Dockers reportedly tried to cover up the alleged incident by throwing a large amount of money at the issue.

It was known in December last year that an unnamed club was being investigated over a sexual harassment claim.

On Saturday, the Herald Sun revealed it was the Dockers.

The official has not been named by the Dockers, and neither the club or the AFL have responded to the claims.

The alleged incident happened several years ago, but the Dockers employee only brought the issue to the club's attention after the #metoo movement that took over social media following sexual harassment claims in Hollywood.

Is this bloke Australia's oldest rugby player? .
He is club’s rugby oldest player – and he’s not done with yet. At the ripe old age of 71, Russell ‘Rusty’ Mackie trotted out for his 378th-grade game on Saturday after coming on as a late replacement for Manly’s fifth-grade side.The club legend slotted in at hooker and helped anchor the Marlins scrum as the home side held on for a 24-21 win over Northern Suburbs.“I’ve never once said I had retired so you shouldn’t be too shocked I’m out there,” Rusty told Sporting News.“You can tell ‘Billy’ (top grade coach Brian Melrose) I’m available for first grade next week if he needs some experience up front.

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