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Former corrections officer sues employer, claims abuse

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A former Washington Department of Corrections officer is suing his employer for what he says were years of racially motivated verbal and physical abuse at the Okanogan County field office.

Pierce County resident Ulises Maldonado, 35, filed a civil lawsuit late last month against the state, alleging violations of anti-discrimination laws, retaliation for whistleblowing to supervisors in Spokane about co-workers’ alleged racist behavior and work conditions that forced his resignation after nine years with the department.

Through a spokeswoman, the…

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