Cambridge pays $14 million in lawsuits, but did nothing wrong?
After a ruling by Secretary of State William Galvin, Cambridge was forced to reveal the full cost of three retaliation lawsuits the city lost to female employees who claimed discrimination and retaliation. It’s more than anyone thought: just shy of $14 million. But the city manager is retiring with an enormous package and a city lawyer who played a major role in the case has just been promoted. Is it any wonder that some people don’t think the city has learned anything?