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Credit union settles lawsuit (Image: Shutterstock).

A Louisiana credit union, without any admission of liability, agreed to pay a former branch manager $110,000 to settle a retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission earlier this year.

In a three-year court decree settlement announced Dec. 19, EEOC’s federal lawsuit alleged Lafayette Schools Federal Credit Union, now known as the $200 million Meritus Credit Union in Lafayette, fired Connie Fields-Meaux in retaliation for her opposition to showing what she alleged was a racially offensive video during a training session.

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