A federal judge has ruled that the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District must pay reinstated teacher Anthony Claudio $20,000 more in salary — raising his earnings to where they would be if the district has not fired him in 2009. (more…)
The attorney for Mattituck-Cutchogue School District teacher Anthony Claudio has asked a federal judge to award his client tenure, an increase in seniority and salary, and more than $200,000 in legal fees from the district.
The Mattituck-Cutchogue school board appointed Anthony Claudio as a probationary elementary teacher following an executive session Thursday night.
Superintendent James McKenna said Friday the school board voted 6-0 to approve the appointment, which goes into effect Sept. 1. School board member Sara Hassildine was absent from the vote. (more…)
Four years after he last taught in the district, Anthony Claudio is getting his job back with the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District. (more…)
A federal judge on Wednesday denied the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District’s post-trial motion to overturn the jury’s verdict in the Anthony Claudio civil discrimination case and order a new trial request. (more…)
The federal judge overseeing former Mattituck-Cutchogue special education teacher Anthony Claudio’s discrimination suit against the school district admonished Mr. Claudio’s attorney in court Friday for his conduct during the trial, which ended in October when a jury awarded Mr. Claudio $70,000 in back pay. (more…)
Former special education teacher Anthony Claudio and the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District will return to federal court today (Friday,) with the district seeking to overturn the Oct. 22 jury verdict in Mr. Claudio’s suit against the district, which fired him in 2009, and Mr. Claudio asking the court to order his reinstatement. (more…)
More than three years after he was fired from Mattituck High School, Anthony Claudio learned Oct. 22 he’d receive one more paycheck from the district. (more…)
Mattituck-Cutchogue teachers turned out in force last week to support Superintendent Jim McKenna after the district was recently found liable for age discrimination in the 2009 firing of special education teacher Anthony Claudio. (more…)
A jury this week found the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District discriminated against Anthony Claudio due to his age but not his gender when it fired the special education teacher in 2009.
The eight-member jury awarded Mr. Claudio $70,000 in back pay Monday. He was not awarded liquidated damages or damages for emotional distress.