Former Audit Board Staffer Adds Civil Rights Claims to Suit (1)

May 24, 2021, 5:29 PMUpdated: May 24, 2021, 9:34 PM

The former chief administrative officer of the U.S. audit regulator says the agency violated her federal civil rights laws when it wrongly fired her last fall and then retaliated against her when she filed a discrimination suit this spring.

Sue Lee broadened her discrimination suit Friday against the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board to include the federal law violations—that she was discriminated against due to her Chinese nationality—after she was granted the right to pursue her claims from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on May 13, court records said.

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