The Associated Press State & Local Wire
DATELINE: ARKANSAS CITY Kan.
The City of Arkansas City has agreed to pay a former employee and her attorney $64,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit.
The employee, Mary K. Bartlett, will receive $35,502 as her part of the settlement of a 2010 lawsuit. Bartlett claimed she was fired as secretary in the Public Services Department after disagreements with her supervisor over accommodations for her medical conditions. She also claimed retaliation for reporting that her supervisor violated a city policy.
The Arkansas City Traveler reports the settlement was reached a month ago but it was not signed by Bartlett until last week.
As part of the settlement, the city did not admit any wrongdoing.
The city claimed Bartlett was not fired but quit because of her disagreements with the supervisor.
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