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Prosecutor of Middle Eastern descent reaches settlement with his boss, Youngstown

Published: Mon, October 31, 2011 @ 5:32 p.m.

YOUNGSTOWN — A settlement has been reached in a federal religious and ethnic discrimination civil lawsuit by an assistant city prosecutor against his boss and the city.

In the settlement of the suit he filed in May 2009, Bassil Ally, a Muslim of Middle Eastern descent, will get a lump sum of $110,000 and a $4,000 annual pay raise, said Anthony Farris, city law director. Ally now earns $61,621 a year.

Of the lump-sum amount, $50,000 will come from the city because that is the city’s deductible on its insurance, and the rest will come from Midwest Claims, the city’s insurance company, Farris said.

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1Stan(9923 comments)posted 4 years, 3 months ago

We need a new city law director and Bassil Ally needs to be sent packing with him ! ENOUGH IS ENOUGH !

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2saddad(648 comments)posted 4 years, 3 months ago

Since when does a story like this get reported with the main player being referred to as "his boss"? Doesnt the Vindy think the identity of the boss is news worthy? Horse pucky!

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3Bean(2 comments)posted 4 years, 3 months ago

Because the "boss" is running against Paul Gains. Vindy doesn't want "him" to appear too immature for the job.

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4Stan(9923 comments)posted 4 years, 3 months ago

Evaluation of job perfomance should be ongoing and the taxpayers should not be burdened with their shortcomings . A raise of $4,000 ? Really ? Just what did Bassil Ally do to deserve it ?

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5Stan(9923 comments)posted 4 years, 3 months ago

johnyoung :

"Stan, precious Stan,

It's a settlement bonehead! "

I don't really care . . .. The issue here is not his religious affiliations but the issue that I raise is job performance and the evaluation thereof .

The taxpayers deserve a decent return for their tax dollars that are spent . Let's evaluate job performance and replace as necessary to maintain effectiveness .

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