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Brandy Norwood reaches settlement with ex-housekeeper who sued for age discrimination

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Brandy Norwood has reached a settlement with the ex-housekeeper who filed a suit against her. According to court documents obtained by the Los Angeles Times, The Boy is Mine singer and her ex-housekeeper have reached a settlement following the housekeeper’s age discrimination suit against Norwood.

The housekeeper, Maria Elizabeth Castaneda, sued Norwood in March for $250,000 (£206,400) over alleged age discrimination, claiming she was wrongfully terminated and denied proper wages and a meal break while she was employed by the singer.

Castaneda’s lawyers also demanded Norwood pay additional attorney fees ranging from $39,194. 46 (£32,361. 30) to $87,445. 80 (£72,200.

50) depending on how the court calculates the fees. Castaneda has now settled with Norwood for $40,000 (£33,026. 40). Norwood has also agreed to pay the attorney fees as determined by the court, with a hearing scheduled for 8 December to decide on the amount.

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