Iona College is being sued by a former security guard who claims it fired him under false pretenses, namely a missing box of chocolates, and that the real reason was because of his race and national origin.
JP Morgan Chase is being sued by a former employee for racial discrimination and constructive discharge on the grounds that Chase limited his career prospects by requiring him to work in a certain location because of his race. As an African-American, he was told he would best fit best in Harlem.
New York University is being sued by a former employee who claims he was discriminated and retaliated against for taking time off to seek treatment for his illness and tend to his dying mother. He claims that his female supervisors singled him out and “discriminated against him for his own medically-necessary absences, though they missed work” for childcare responsibilities.
Morgan Stanley is being sued by a former employee for age discrimination, hostile work environment, intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and breach of contract and covenant of good faith and fair dealing. He also seeks a declaratory judgment that a mandatory arbitration provision being invoked by Morgan Stanley is unenforceable.
Five paramedics with the Chicago Fire Department (CFD) are suing the city seeking redress from its “illegal conduct, including the implementation of proper sexual harassment training and the enforcement of a zero-tolerance policy against workplace violence and sexual harassment so they may continue their careers at CFD and prevent other females from experiencing this trauma.”
A California public educational entity is being sued by its former superintendent for failing to renew her contract claiming it did so, not because of her poor performance, but because she required hospitalization and treatment for her leukemia.
Los Angeles, its sheriff’s department (LASD), and a number of department officials and employees are being sued by a deputy sheriff who claims that he was retaliated against for cooperating with investigators, and testifying about, corruption and crime activity within the department.