Gilliland served as Woodbury County’s Human Resources Director from April 2014 until January 2, 2018. Gilliland alleges his termination was motivated by his age and his objection and opposition to discrimination against other older workers.
Several news outlets reported on the lawsuit:
- Former Woodbury County department head files discrimination lawsuit (Sioux City Journal)
- Former Woodbury County HR Director files lawsuit against County and Supervisor (KMEG 14 / FOX 44)
- FORMER HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR SUES WOODBURY COUNTY (KSCJ)
- Former Woodbury County employee sues county, supervisor for age discrimination (KTIV)