The jail required at least two female corrections officers to work every shift. As a result, female officers sometimes had to work forced, female-only overtime and received unequal priority compared with male coworkers when bidding for shifts, according to court documents.
Million challenged this policy as discriminatory in several internal grievances, beginning in 2012, and a 2013 charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. According to court documents, from March 2014 to December 2015, the jail disciplined her several times, audited her internet usage, initiated several sick leave reviews and revoked her position as a field training officer. Believing these actions were taken in retaliation for her discrimination complaints and would continue, she submitted a resignation letter in late December 2015 and worked her last day in early January 2016, according to court documents.