Jury Awards Former Baseball Coach More Than $1 Million

According to San Francisco Gate, a Los Angeles jury awarded a former coach more than $1 million in a wrongful termination lawsuit.

The man, who was a former coach at the Los Angeles City college, filed a lawsuit claiming that he had been fired after reporting wrongdoing at the school.

Selwyn Young, the former baseball coach, was awarded the money by a jury on Wednesday, February 16th, 2011.

Meanwhile, the defense attorney states that the district will seek to appeal the decision.

Mr. Young was the head baseball coach for the Los Angeles City College from 2006 to 2007. During this time, Young claims to have dealt with sexual harassment and racial discrimination against himself. He also claims that he was fired illegally after he reported financial misconduct in the school as well as academic fraud.

The sexual harassment claims were rejected, but the jury did feel that Mr. Young had been retaliated against by the college and awarded Young more than $1 million.

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