Ten hours of private negotiations Monday did not yield an immediate settlement of four workplace discrimination complaints against Barrow County’s government.
But attorneys at the end of the mediation said settlement talks would continue, indicating that some progress was made in resolving the employees’ widely publicized claims of racial and gender discrimination by Barrow County officials.
County attorney Angela Davis said the employees’ attorneys had made a settlement offer that would be considered by the Barrow County Board of Commissioners.
“We did not reach a settlement today, but we do have an outstanding offer that the board will continue to consider and will discuss tomorrow at an executive session,” Davis said Monday night.
“I think partly it’s late in the day and we just needed to conclude, but we are still negotiating.”