Register of Deeds Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Grand Traverse Co.

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An elected official in grand traverse county is suing her employer.

The register of deeds, Peggy Haines, has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Grand Traverse County.

Her attorney says she’s been passed up for wage increases for years.

Haines has been the Register of Deeds for 20 years.

Her attorney says she’s repeatedly been passed over for a raise as many other county officials received theirs.

Haines’ attorney says they plan to move ahead towards a trial seeking back-pay and damages.