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Employment - Verdict in favor of Plaintiff in the amount of US$11,000,000

Case Name:Chantal Charles v. City of Boston and Vivian Leo
Case Number:SUCV2012-00895-H
Verdict Date:2015-10-23
Outcome Type: Jury Verdict
Court:Suffolk Superior Court
Incident Date:2015-10-23

Plaintiff's Complaint:
Chantal Charles, a Haitian-American who worked as a senior administrative assistant in the City' Treasury Department for nearly 30 years, filed a complaint against the City and her supervisor, First Assistant Collector-Treasurer Vivian Leo, on March 5, 2012. Charles alleged that City Hall had denied her pay raises, promotions, overtime pay, and compensation for performing a supervisor' duties

Plaintiff's Attorneys:
Emma Quinn-Judge and Monica Shah of Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP; T: (617) 742-6020; F:(617) 742-3269; equinn-judge@zalkindlaw.com, mshah@zalkindlaw.com; representing Chantal Charles

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Published on Oct-29-15


READER COMMENTS

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I am beyond happy to see this. I worked there 1989-1993. I was told to create a paper trail on an African American by Vivian Leo and her boss at the time George Mahoney. When I refused I was treated differently. I am disabled and that situation for not creating a paper trail ruined my career in the Treasury Department. I was embarrassed one time when Vivian Leo made a very insensitive remark at the one time Collector Treasurer Lee Jackson who is now deceased. That department was completely discriminatory and hostile.

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Im a pro-se plaintiff with a lawsuit (housing discrimination,michigan persons with disabilities act, & elliott larson civil rights act,).Case file date June 26,2014 in the United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan file no 14-12519 Hon.Linda V.Parker District Judge-Magistrate judge Shaphie Dawkins Davis.Seeking appointment of counsel from court.Motion filed (appointment of counsel) September 28,2015 im still waiting for Honorable Court decision today is January 18,2016..It is my opinion plaintiff WILLIE CLARK city of Pontiac,Michigan (248)396-1507..all the alleged violations housings & mentally challenge..it is clearly seen the Defendants has (Defaulted Complaint Answered of 21 days)..one Defendant answered 27 days..another answered 23 days..the summons & complaint clearly states 21 days to answered counts of (5)..I'm seeking legal help civil rights discrimination lawyer or attorney..WILLIE CLARK vs LAFAYETTE PLACE LOFTS et al 4:14-cv-12519- LVP-MJV..U.S.District Court Eastern District of Michigan..I'm mentally illness (bipolar depression)..therefore im not very educated enough with computers..If attorneys help is availible my number is (248)396-1507 please leave message thanks for your time & consideration in advance. W.C.

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