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File #: 161305    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/18/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 2/7/2017
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution to approve settlement agreement in the matter of Williams v. City of Milwaukee, in the amount of 50,000.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: SUITS PAYMENT, SUITS SETTLEMENT
Attachments: 1. City Attorney Letter, 2. Settlement Agreement and Release.pdf
Number
161305
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR
Title
Resolution to approve settlement agreement in the matter of Williams v. City of Milwaukee, in the amount of 50,000.
Analysis
This resolution authorizes settlement of litigation pending at the Equal Rights Division of the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Williams v. City of Milwaukee, ERD Case Numbers CR201500697, CR201600081, and CR201604028, cross-filed as EEOC Case Numbers 26G201500615C, 26G201600437C, 26G201600049C in the amount of Fifty Thousand and no/100 Dollars ($50,000) for all damages of any nature, including compensatory damages, back pay, front pay, pension loss or other economic damages, attorney’s fees and costs, and any other claim for damages that could be brought concerning the subject matter of the litigation.
Body
Whereas, Raushanah Williams, a former employee of the City of Milwaukee, Department of Public Works, filed the complaints in the above-captioned actions with the Equal Rights Division of the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging discrimination based on sex and retaliation for engaging in protected activity, ERD Case Numbers CR201500697, CR201600081, and CR201604028, cross-filed as EEOC Case Numbers 26G201500615C, 26G201600437C, 26G201600049C: and

Whereas, The parties have agreed to settle this lawsuit in the amount of Fifty Thousand and no/100 Dollars ($50,000), for all damages, wage loss, front pay, pension loss or other benefits, attorney’s fees, costs, compensatory damages, and any other claims for damages of any nature that could have been brought, as set forth the in the attached proposed Settlement Agreement and General Release; now, therefore be it

Resolved,, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that the City Attorney be and hereby is authorized to execute the attached Settlement Agreement and General Release, and such further doc...

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