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File #: 181448    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/14/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 2/5/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing payment in the settlement of Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act claims made by Victor L. Centeno.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: CLAIMS PAYMENT
Attachments: 1. Fiscal Impact Statement

.Number

181448

Version

RESOLUTION  

Reference

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Resolution authorizing payment in the settlement of Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act claims made by Victor L. Centeno.

Analysis

This resolution authorizes settlement of WFMLA claims in the total amount of $15,000, which represents full compensation for damages for any liability, as well as any potential attorney’s fees and costs related to the litigation.

Body

Whereas, Victor L. Centeno filed two claims in the Equal Rights Division of the State of Wisconsin seeking damages for alleged instances of denial of statutory rights and retaliation under the WFMLA as an employee of the City of Milwaukee; and

 

Whereas, The title of those cases is Victor L. Centeno v. City of Milwaukee, ERD Case No. CR201801210 and CR201801798; and

 

Whereas, The City of Milwaukee carries potential liability for alleged instances of denial of statutory rights and retaliation as an employee of the City of Milwaukee; and

 

Whereas, The City Attorney recommends and the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee deems it is expeditious and just to settle this claim, and now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that the proper City officers are directed to issue a City check in the amount of $15,000, payable to Client Trust Account, Alan Olson & Assoc., and to document payment with a 1099 form, upon receipt of a release of claims, approved as to form and execution by the City Attorney, and that these funds shall be charged to the Damages and Claims Fund, Account No. 0001-1490-S118-006300.

Requestor

City Attorney

Drafter

BJR

January 2, 2019