State Employee Fired after Protesting with Teachers in Frankfort Reaches Settlement

Ted Walton & Laura Landenwich were able to settle a wrongful termination lawsuit filed on behalf of Chris Cooke-Adams alleging her First Amendment rights were violated.  Cooke was a vocal supporter of KY 120 who was fired with no explanation from her job as a paralegal with the Department of Labor just days after participating in teacher protest in Frankfort.  WDRB reached out to Ted and Chris after learning of the settlement through court filings.