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City in California Reaches a $5 Million Settlement With Ex-Employees Over Harassment Claims

Three former city of Palmdale employees will be awarded more than $5 million after the city agreed to settle a lawsuit that claims the workers faced harassment and retaliation after reporting a top-ranking city official had brought a gun to work.

Patricia Nevarez, Shanae Smith and Mike Behen held a press conference Friday alongside their attorney Brad Gage.

“I would say it was the most difficult time in my entire life,” said Behen referring to his tenure as deputy city manager for the city.

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