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City paid $132K to settle two sexual harassment cases in June

August 23, 2018 GMT

By Staff

Philadelphia’s city government paid out more than $130,000 to settle two sexual harassment lawsuits in June, one stemming from the Department of Prisons and another from the Office of the City Commissioners.

According to records obtained through a right-to-know request, the city agreed to pay one woman, a correctional officer, $100,000 to settle a suit she filed last year alleging that her supervisor sexually harassed her for two years, and that he and another higher-up retaliated after she complained about the behavior.

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