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Cumberland County agrees to pay out $315,000 to settle former corrections officer’s wrongful termination lawsuit.

On April 26, 2022, the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners resolved to pay $315,000 to settle a 2019 lawsuit filed by a former County corrections officer who claimed that he was unlawfully fired in retaliation for suffering a workplace injury and claiming worker’s compensation benefits. In his lawsuit, Ioannis Frangomihalos of Vineland claimed that he […]

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Hudson County Community College paid $250,000 to settle former college vice president’s whistleblower lawsuit.

On August 4, 2021, Hudson County Community College paid $250,000 to its former vice president of administrative services who claimed that he was fired for blowing the whistle on alleged contract fraud involving college vendors. In his lawsuit filed on June 13, 2016, Thomas Brodowski, who served as the college’s vice president of administrative services […]

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Gloucester Prosecutor’s Office quietly paid $165,000 to settle female detective’s sex discrimination lawsuit.

On December 10, 2021, Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office confidentially paid $165,000 to a female County Detective who claimed that it “has long been a hostile work environment for [her] as female and gay.” The suit names former Prosecutor Charles A. Fiore and the woman’s direct supervisor, Lieutenant Robert Hemphill, as defendants. In her lawsuit filed […]

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Branchburg quietly paid $325,000 to settle female cop’s sex discrimination lawsuit.

On February 15, 2022, Township of Branchburg (Somerset County) confidentially paid $325,000 to a female police sergeant who claimed that she was retaliated against and forced out of her career for reporting police supervisors who allegedly sexually harassed two other female employees. In her lawsuit filed on October 9, 2020, Christine Auleta claimed that she […]