Awarded One Million Dollars

A jury has awarded the former Chief Financial Officer of UK HealthCare more than $1 million, saying he was wrongly fired after raising complaints to UK, the Lexington Herald Leader reports.Sergio Melgar was hired at UK HealthCare in 2004.According to reports, Melgar raised several complaints to UK Human Resources in 2012, including complaints about his salary.He said his salary should have been closer to $533,000, which was the average salary at similarly-sized institutions. When he was hired as the CFO at UK HealthCare, Melgar’s salary was $330,000.

Source: MG News

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