Adelanto settles with former employee for $75,000

ADELANTO — The City Council voted on Wednesday to settle a wrongful termination lawsuit brought by former employee Jose Figueroa, a laborer in the city's public works department for 25 years.It’s the city’s first settlement of several wrongful termination claims and lawsuits filed by ex-Adelanto employees since 2016.Jose Figueroa settled for $75,000 and a monthly lifetime benefits stipend, to which he was already entitled under his pre-existing contract.


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