Fulton County (GA) Commissioner Natalie Hall is facing allegations of sexually harassing her former chief of staff.
According to local Fox News affiliate, Fox 5 Atlanta, Calvin Brock filed an EEOC complaint accusing Hall of sexual harassment and wrongful termination.
Brock is asking for back pay, damages for emotional distress, and attorneys fees.
A hearing into the allegations got underway at the federal courthouse in downtown Atlanta earlier this week.
Brock took the stand on Tuesday and testified that his former boss, Hall, doubled his salary after their sexual relationship began in 2018.
Brock said he started working for Hall in May 2018 after they met at a Sandy Springs, Ga. furniture shop.
Hall eventually raised Brock’s salary from $60,000 as her community outreach manager to $125,000 as her chief of staff.
He said they often had sex on the couch in Hall’s Fulton County Commission office. “She straddled me and got on top of me,” said Brock.
Brock said their sexual relationship continued while they worked from their homes during the pandemic in 2020.
He said Hall, who is married, would “come out naked” when they were supposed to be working.
Brock said he went along with Hall’s sexual advances because he feared losing his job.
Hall eventually fired Brock in Sept. 2020 for unprofessional behavior, according to Fox 5 Atlanta.
Brock said she fired him after he ended their relationship because he wanted to date other women.
However, Hall’s attorneys say the relationship was consensual. The attorneys got Brock to admit he sometimes initiated the kissing and touching.
Brock also testified that he found three trackers in his car and his truck. He said Hall admitted installing the trackers and used GPS and a listening device to spy on him.
More witnesses are expected to take the stand on Friday, Aug. 4.
Watch the news report below.