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Macomb Daily Coverage of Lord Warren Whisteblower Case

Kenneth Bouchard, who is suing the city of Warren where he worked in the Planning Department, and his attorney, Jennifer Lord.
Kenneth Bouchard, who is suing the city of Warren where he worked in the Planning Department, and his attorney, Jennifer Lord. Ray Skowronek--The Macomb Daily

A former Warren city employee who filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the municipality claims he was a victim of a "campaign" to terminate him after he suspected illegal activity in city government.

Ex-city planner Kenneth Bouchard alleges he endured months of harassment before he left his dream job in August 2014 because of what he considered a "constructive termination" by officials, according to court documents filed recently in the federal case. Sensing a cold shoulder from other city workers, Bouchard had worried he would be fired so he secretly recorded his boss berating him. That recording could become a key factor in the whistleblower case. "People were not talking to him. People were not making eye contact," said Bouchard's attorney, Jennifer Lord. "He thought something was very, very wrong and he wanted to protect himself." Read the entire Macomb Daily Article Here

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