Los Alamos teacher switching schools due to discrimination

By | Civil Litigation, Employment Law

January 26, 2016 KOB Zeynep Unal, a teacher at a Los Alamos school with Turkish and Muslim background, is switching schools due to discrimination.  According to Unal’s attorney, Kate Ferlic, she was “verbally and psychologically abused at work.” “They made her workplace so difficult for her because of her Turkish origin,” Ferlic said.  Unal began having panic attacks from the stress…

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Victory for Oritz Middle School Principal

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January 28, 2016 Santa Fe New Mexican After 14 hours of testimony at a public hearing, Santa Fe Public Schools decided to reverse their decision to fire Ortiz Middle School Principal J. Steven Baca. Baca’s attorney, Kate Ferlic, said, “This is a huge victory for Steve and for transparency in government. We will wait and see if he will be…

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Public Hearing begins for J. Steven Baca

By | Civil Litigation, Employment Law

January 21, 2016 Santa Fe New Mexican Attorney Kate Ferlic’s request for a public hearing for J. Steven Baca was approved 4-1, and in return the public had an rare inside look into government employee hearings.  During the 7 hours of testimony mostly from the district, Ferlic established J. Steven Baca was removed as principal of Ortiz Middle School after he…

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