An interior designer suffering from stage IV metastatic breast cancer is suing her firm for terminating her employment immediately after she requested Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave for medical treatment.
Amtrak is being sued by a longtime employee because she faced pervasive sexual harassment and racial discrimination, made futile complaints to the proper authorities, was retaliated against and eventually fired.
A long-time employee of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (FRBC) is suing because they terminated her employment seven months before she would have qualified for an early retirement with benefits and based their termination on discriminatory factors.
Allstate is being sued by a former female employee who claims that the insurance and financial services giant discriminated against her on the basis of age and gender and retaliated against her for lodging complaints, ultimately firing her.
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.”
Little Caesars is being sued by a former employee who claims he was exposed to racial discrimination by his Hispanic co-workers, his managers overlooked it, and he faced retaliation, including termination, when he sought redress. He claims he was eventually beaten up by his coworkers, resulting in a broken nose.
AT&T faces a legal action in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, from a former employee who claims she was wrongfully discharged due to her disability. The suit also alleges that AT&T failed to reasonably accommodate her disability while she still worked there and retaliated against her after she left.