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Augusta to pay former employee $800,000

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A former Augusta employee who filed repeated discrimination complaints and then sued the city in three legal actions will get a major payout concession from the city - an $800,000 settlement.

City commissioners approved the settlement Tuesday, April 26, to pay Melinda Beazley Pearson. According ...

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  1. But the department managers in the HR and Parks Departments and the managers who violated the comp time still have their positions and salaries, the city attorneys who handled the complaint still have a contract, and the commissioners who are ultimately responsible are still in office. It’s a swamp that cannot be drained.

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