Ex-Councilwoman Hazel Erby Sues St. Louis County, Alleging Discrimination
Hazel Erby, the ex-St. Louis County Councilwoman ousted from her job as the county’s director of diversity, is suing the county.
Erby’s suit, filed today in county court, alleges St. Louis County Executive Sam Page illegally fired her after she complained the county wasn’t using the required number of contractors from minority- and women-owned businesses for projects, including a $1.67 million temporary morgue.
Page had hired Erby as the County Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in 2019. He had just replaced the disgraced Steve Stenger, who was about to plead guilty to federal felonies in a corruption case.…