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Former Deputy Coroner receives $ 200,000 to settle his whistleblower and overtime compensation claims against Augusta, Georgia and the Richmond County Coroner’s Office

by | Jul 8, 2015 | Employment Discrimination, Notable Accomplishments, Whistleblower Rights

$200,000 Settlement Reached

A former deputy coroner filed a lawsuit against his former employer, the Richmond County Coroner and Augusta, Georgia alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act for failure to pay him overtime compensation. The lawsuit also alleged that he had been subjected to retaliation for speaking out about the conduct of his former supervisor. A settlement was reached in the amount of the $200,000.

Press Coverage

The case was closely covered by local media, including the Augusta Chronicle.

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