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NJ Civil Settlements

Branchburg quietly pays $220,000 to settle female police officer’s sexual harassment suit.

“Block Gavel” by Diacritical is licensed under CC BY 2.0 On March 12, 2021, the Township of Branchburg (Somerset County) agreed to pay $220,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a female police officer (now sergeant) who claimed that her superior officers sexually harassed her, called her a “nice piece of ass,” and that one […]

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Wildwood Board of Education paid out $400,000 to resolve female custodian’s sex harassment claim.

On August 13, 2020, the Wildwood Board of Education (Cape May County) agreed to pay $400,000 to a high school custodian who claimed that she was sexually harassed and retaliated against by her supervisor and that senior school officials shrugged off her complaints. In her lawsuit, Donna M. Howard, a custodian at Wildwood High School, […]