Five Former SDA Employees File Federal Lawsuit Claiming Political Discrimination


Five former employees of the New Jersey Schools Development Authority filed a lawsuit in federal court today alleging they were illegally fired to make room for the hiring of dozens of political patrons of CEO, Lizette Delgado Polanco and the Democratic Party. Governor Murphy appointed Delgado Polanco as CEO of the SDA last summer. Within weeks of her appointment, plaintiffs and approximately 25 other SDA employees were fired without notice or cause. Many of the fired employees were simply told after many years of service: “We don’t need you anymore.”

Read the full release here.

View the complaint here.