Documents obtained by The Des Moines Register showed some former public employees who received secret settlements believed they were subjected to discrimination, inappropriate behavior and retaliation for blowing the whistle on improper bidding practices. Gov. Terry Branstad revealed that 12 state agencies have made at least 24 secret settlements with current and former workers since he resumed office in January 2011.
Source: The Des Moines Register
Posted on: March 25, 2014