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APNewsBreak: Louisiana pays $149K to settle harassment suit

Posted On: Oct 11, 2018   |   Posted By: My Sanantonio

BATON ROUGE, La. - Louisiana is paying $149,075 to end a sexual misconduct lawsuit against former Secretary of State Tom Schedler that was filed by one of his former employees.
Schedler will personally pay $18,425 on top of the taxpayer-financed amount.
Details of the settlement were provided Thursday to The Associated Press by the Division of Administration. The payments will resolve legal claims that Schedler sexually harassed a woman who worked for him.
A state district judge has signed paperwork ending the lawsuit.
Schedler, a Republican in office since 2010, resigned as Louisiana's chief elections official in May amid intensifying scrutiny about the harassment allegations.

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