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More settlements with state employees emerge

Vt Digger - - 10:20 am Tue Nov 6th, 2012

Since 2007 the state of Vermont has spent almost $1 million on settlement claims with state workers involving misconduct, sexual harassment, discrimination, or wrongful dismissal.

A table obtained by VTDigger from the state's insurance manager, the Office of Risk Management, shows there have been at least 21 cases over the last five years in which the state has brokered a financial deal with an employee to avoid potential litigation.

The largest settlement, $300,000, was paid in October 2008 to an Agency of Transportation employee to settle claims over gender discrimination.

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