Fla. City To Pay $195K After Racial Slurs, Noose Incident

Law360 (September 15, 2020, 9:43 PM EDT) -- The city of Venice, Florida, will pay almost $200,000 to a Black former longtime employee whom the U.S. Department of Justice said the city fired after he reported discrimination and after a noose incident, according to a settlement agreement filed Tuesday in Florida federal court.

Venice will pay the settlement amount to the former Public Works Department employee, who had filed a federal discrimination charge and was later fired, and submit its anti-discrimination policies and training materials to the federal government for approval, under the terms of the agreement.

The Justice Department and the city decided to settle "to avoid the...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!