Home Depot is being sued by an employee who claims she was sexually harassed by a supervisor and, after reporting his behavior, retaliated against. She also claims the emotional distress she suffered as a result of the harassment constituted a disability, for which she was discriminated against.
A long-time, deaf employee of UPS has sued the shipping giant after being terminated, claiming he was discriminated against because of his disability. Ayon claims that UPS rarely provided him with an interpreter despite his repeated requests. As a result, he was unable to follow what was being discussed at mandatory meetings, including those involving safety.
A suit seeking class and collective action status to cover current and former employees of Papa John’s has been filed in federal court in California. It claims that Papa John’s violated federal, California, and New York law by failing to pay minimum wage and overtime.
The suit claims that she and her coworkers were eligible for and did receive “commissions, non-discretionary bonuses, and other forms of compensation.” She claims that Toms failed to include those amounts when calculating workers’ regular rate of pay for purposes of overtime, and, therefore, were “not adequately paid for all of the overtime they work.”
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.
The United States Department of Justice and Attorney General Jefferson B. Sessions III are being sued by a former employee of the U.S. Marshals Service for transferring him to a location that extended his daily commute, claiming doing so was a failure to accommodate his disability.