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Paterson pays $65,000 to settle public works employee’s discrimination suit

By Jayed Rahman
Published: December 2, 2015

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The city council approved a $65,000 payout on Tuesday evening to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed by a public works employee.

Walter Cruz, a public works employee, alleged the city discriminated against him, according to the resolution approving the settlement.

Further details were not available.

Council members discussed the lawsuit in closed-door session with city’s corporation counsel Domenick Stampone and public works director Manuel Ojeda before approving the settlement without any public discussions.


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