wrongful termination

Jury awards ex-Ada County $1.7 million in whistleblower case

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former Ada County employee who filed a whistleblower lawsuit alleging he was retaliated against and wrongly fired has been awarded $1.7 million.The Idaho Statesman reports (http://bit.ly/2mNVkQx) Rich Wright's attorney says a jury awarded the money to his client Tuesday.Wright had been the head of the county Department of Administration before he was fired in 2013.