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Jay-Z Paternity Accuser Won Six-Figures in Job Discrimination Lawsuit Against The Feds

The New Jersey woman suing Jay-Z over the paternity of her foster kid has had a habit of suing folks and it’s been a very lucrative one.

Lillie Coley settled an employment discrimination lawsuit with the federal government after it agreed to shell out $300,000, Bossip has learned.

The 49-year-old Egg Harbor Township resident alleged her bosses and colleagues at the Federal Aviation Administration bullied her about mental illness, withheld promotions and retaliated against her when she complained, according to court documents Bossip obtained.

“…Defendant did not take measures to end harassment, to minimize distractions at plaintiff’s workplace, to provide a response to her request for assistance, and take other actions to reasonable accommodate plaintiff’s disability,” court papers retrieved by Bossip say. “Defendants’ also refused to accommodate plaintiff because they regarded her as delusional.”

Coley worked as a computer scientist at the FAA at the Atlantic City Airport from 1994 to 2007. It was there, she said, that her bosses and colleagues tormented her when they found out she suffered from an adjustment disorder and major depression.

“Coworkers repeatedly taunted and ridiculed plaintiff by, e.g., pacing the floor outside the plaintiff’s cubicle, warning plaintiff that toxic substances had been sprayed on keyboards and cubicles of other employees who had complained of discrimination, spreading salacious rumors about plaintiff, making gestures at plaintiff, making fun of plaintiff, pointing at plaintiff and distracting her from her work,” Coley’s complaint says.

When she complained, her bosses didn’t do anything, and wouldn’t promote her because she was black, a woman and suffering from mental illness, court papers said. Coley said when she asked to go on sick leave, her bosses denied her request and then canned her.

She sued, and the feds caved, awarding her $300,000 in 2010 in a settlement for her legal fees and pain and suffering.

Coley filed the paternity suit against Jay-Z on behalf of her foster son Rymir Satterthwaite in Camden County Superior Court in December. The suit claims that Satterthwaite is the “love child” of the “99 Problems” rapper. Coley says Jay-Z shared a night of passion with Satterthwaite’s mom, Wanda, and could be the aspiring rapper’s daddy.

Bossip’s attempts to reach Coley and Satterthwaite were unsuccessful.


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