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Settlement May Be In The Works For Mount Vernon Political Lawsuit

Four supporters of Mount Vernon Mayor Ernest Davis claimed they were fired unfairly in 2008 by Davis' predecessor.
Four supporters of Mount Vernon Mayor Ernest Davis claimed they were fired unfairly in 2008 by Davis' predecessor. Photo Credit: File

MOUNT VERNON, N. Y. -- A settlement for back pay may be in the works for former Mount Vernon public employees who claimed they were fired unfairly, according to Lohud.com.

Mount Vernon's city controller learned of a $150,000 settlement but it is unclear whether it is for all four plaintiffs or a top aide to Mayor Ernest Davis. The lawsuit dates back to 2008 when the four said Davis' predecessor fired them for supporting Davis, Lohud. com said.

Two of them have since gotten their jobs back after Davis won election in 2012, according to Lohud.com.

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