Brandy Norwood has reached a settlement with the ex-housekeeper who filed a go well with in opposition to her.
In response to court docket paperwork obtained by the Los Angeles Instances, The Boy is Mine singer and her ex-housekeeper have reached a settlement following the housekeeper’s age discrimination go well with in opposition to Norwood.
The housekeeper, Maria Elizabeth Castaneda, sued Norwood in March for $250,000 (£206,400) over alleged age discrimination, claiming she was wrongfully terminated and denied correct wages and a meal break whereas she was employed by the singer.
Castaneda’s attorneys additionally demanded Norwood pay further legal professional charges starting from $39,194.46 (£32,361.30) to $87,445.80 (£72,200.50) relying on how the court docket calculates the charges.
Castaneda has now settled with Norwood for $40,000 (£33,026.40). Norwood has additionally agreed to pay the legal professional charges as decided by the court docket, with a listening to scheduled for 8 December to determine on the quantity.
Norwood employed Castaneda from September 2002 to February 2022 at her Calabasas mansion, the place she allegedly paid the housekeeper $125 (£103.21) per day. In Castaneda’s unique lawsuit, she alleged that Norwood let her go as a result of she didn’t need an “older” housekeeper, additional refusing to pay Castaneda for her final two days of labor.
On the time, representatives for Norwood advised TMZ, “We disagree and can have additional feedback after we communicate with our attorneys.”
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