Plainfield School District has spent $10,428, in legal fees in a three-month period regarding a grievance filed on behalf of 19 female campus monitors who were laid off due to gender and not seniority.
This amount does not include any time incurred during the month of August, which will be billed in September.
So that means I'll just have to file another Freedom of Information request in the middle of September to see how much the district has spent on lawyers for the grievance, lawsuit and charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint, Illinois Department of Human Rights complaint.
On Tuesday, I received a detailed bill that shows what the district is being charged for and for what.
The school district was billed $264 to review newspaper articles about the campus monitors as well as $66 to review correspondence regarding proposed statement to Fox
Review the legal fees here: S.D. 202W - PASS Grievance-LegalFees.pdf