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Deptford quietly pays $300,000 to settle former employee’s racial discrimination suit.

On September 25, 2020, the Township of Deptford (Gloucester County) agreed to quietly pay $300,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former black employee who claimed that he was repeatedly referred to as “boy” and subjected to other racist comments. In his lawsuit, Lamar Johnson claimed that beginning in 2017, he was “subjected to […]