Thomas Bloom v Monongalia County Board of Education, Barbara Parsons, Michael Kelly, Ron Lytle, Nancy Walker, Clarence Harvey Jr. and Frank Devano
PA- William E. Ford III; J- Clawges
* Bloom is presently employed as a high school guidance counselor at Morgantown High School. As a county commissioner, he is required to attend weekly meetings but has allegedly been told he can’t leave school to attend them. Bloom alleges that other school staff members are permitted to leave school to attend their outside activities. Bloom is seeking: An injunction against the Board of Education from interfering with his right to attend commission meetings and other commission business and to grant him an unpaid leave of absence for time taken to attend to commission business; compensatory and punitive damages for infringement of Bloom’s Constitutional rights; attorney fees; costs; and expenses.
Case number: 13-C-281