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Counselor sues Nyssa schools, claims he was bullied

By John L. Braese

The Enterprise

NYSSA – Bobby De Leon, a counselor formerly at Nyssa High School, is suing the Nyssa School District, claiming he was bullied and publicly disparaged by colleagues. He is seeking $200,000 in damages.

De Leon’s lawyer, Andrew Teitelman of Milwaukie, filed the complaint in Malheur Circuit Court Nov. 21.

The lawsuit states that due to De Leon being publicly disrespected and bullied, he suffered “physical ailments, including frequent headaches, fatigue, and stomach problems, as well as mental conditions, including anxiety and depression.”

De Leon also alleges he was punished with an increased workload and a “boyfriend of one of the harassing employees” was assigned as his supervisor.

“Due to the pending litigation, the district is unable to comment on this matter,” said Nyssa Superintendent Jana Iverson.

According to the suit, the first incident occurred April 27, 2015. De Leon said in his lawsuit . . .