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Reinstated Sacramento County manager will be put on paid leave
Friday August 31st 2012, 11:56 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Sacramento County officials have ordered Carl Simpson, who was found to have been wrongly fired last year amidst charges of mismanagement and sexual harassment by a nonpartisan panel, to take paid administrative leave rather than return to his former executive-level position. [News Source]

City public works director resigns amid discrimination suit
Friday August 31st 2012, 7:17 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Louisville Metro Public Works Director Ted Pullen resigned Friday afternoon, days after one of his subordinates filed a sexual discrimination lawsuit in Jefferson Circuit Court claiming he repeatedly passed her over for a promotion because of gender. [News Source]

Corrie lawsuit sets 'dangerous precedent'
Friday August 31st 2012, 4:33 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Concern ruling will allow Israel to exploit 'legal black hole' and avoid responsibility for its actions Human rights organisations have warned of a "dangerous precedent" following an Israeli court's dismissal of a civil lawsuit over the death of US activist Rachel Corrie, which stated that Israel could not be held responsible because its army was engaged in a combat operation. Corrie "was ... [News Source]

City offers to settle reverse discrimination suit
Friday August 31st 2012, 3:07 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

The city of Springfield has offered to pay $151,082 to settle a race discrimination lawsuit filed by three police officers in 2004. [News Source]

Quarry, budget on county docket
Friday August 31st 2012, 2:54 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

The Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors will vote on a settlement agreement covering two lawsuits challenging the county’s approval of a proposed quarry project at Tuesday’s meeting. Under the proposed agreement, the Cooperstown Quarry will pay 7 cents for every ton of rock extracted from the quarry to the city of Riverbank, which amounts to about $4 million over the life of the five-year ... [News Source]

Fry's to Pay $2.3 Million in Sexting Case
Friday August 31st 2012, 12:52 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

California-based electronic retailer Fry’s Electronics agreed on Thursday to pay $2.3 million to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit.. [News Source]

Johnson State student may sue over sexual harassment
Friday August 31st 2012, 12:10 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A sexual harassment complaint at Johnson State College could end up in court. [News Source]