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Employee Sues Bogota Over Firing

Consuelo Carpenter, a former administrative employee, is suing the borough claiming political retribution.
Consuelo Carpenter, a former administrative employee, is suing the borough claiming political retribution. Photo Credit: Wikipedia

BOGOTA, N.J. – A woman who worked for the borough for five years is suing Bogota for terminating her, NorthJersey.com reported.

Consuelo Carpenter, who worked in several administrative positions, is claiming town officials fired her because she supported former Mayor Tito Jackson in the last election, according to the website.

Carpenter, a Bogota resident, cites the right of free speech and political association, and she is also claiming protection as a whistle-blower, NorthJersey.com said.

Borough officials have called Carpenter’s claims baseless.

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