Fired Missouri School Cafeteria Worker Awarded $340K in Discrimination Lawsuit

December 4, 2017

A former high school cafeteria worker in Missouri has won a $340,000 judgment in her lawsuit alleging she was discriminated against by the Independence School District.

Amy Stubbs filed the lawsuit after she was fired as a cook in the cafeteria at William Chrisman High School in May 2015. Her daughter attended the school.

The Kansas City Star reports Stubbs alleged her daughter was sexually harassed at the school and the district didn’t do enough to protect her. Stubbs contended she was disciplined and eventually fired for complaining to district officials.

The school district said in a statement that Stubbs was fired for posting comments on social media about a security issue at a school building. The district says it plans to appeal the verdict.

Latest Comments

  • December 12, 2017 at 11:55 am
    LOL! says:
    Security issues, really? Sounds like the security issue was that no one was protecting the child. So other kids and trolls can post whatever they want online and torment a chi... read more
  • December 7, 2017 at 9:58 am
    SW says:
    If I worked at a school and my daughter was being sexually harassed and nothing was being done about it, that to me is a violation of safety. I would think there is a reasonab... read more
  • December 6, 2017 at 3:56 pm
    mrbob says:
    Squeaky, Did you not read the same article as I did. Although not significant detail according to the defendant the termination was a result of posting on social media about s... read more
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