A New York town’s housing authority is being sued by a teenager who took a summer job with it for discriminating against him because he suffered from epilepsy. Theresa Hardy, the mother and legal guardian of the teenager, referred to as “M.D.” in court documents, is suing the New Rochelle Housing Authority on his behalf. M.D. suffers from epilepsy and learning disabilities.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) is being sued by a deaf man who applied for three different jobs but was unable to complete the application and testing process because he was denied a sign language interpreter.
Uber is being sued by a job applicant claiming that the transportation giant discriminated against him by denying him a position because he had previously been incarcerated for his involvement in a massive drug-running operation.
Catholic Guardian Services (CGS), a not-for-profit that provides foster care services, is being sued by an ex-employee who claims that she was discriminated against because of her respiratory disability.
WABC, a New York City television station, is being sued by its former weekend sports anchor and reporter who claims she was passed over for promotion because she was a white female. In May 2016, WABC announced that the station’s main sports anchor, a white male, was leaving his position as of July 30. Behnke expressed her interest in the job to Edwards who replied that they would talk about it soon.
MetLife is being sued by an ex-secret service agent who is an Arab-American Muslim, for not being hired for a position he claims he was more than qualified for. Instead MetLife hired a less-qualified, white European.
A Bronx, New York college is being sued by its former wrestling coach for age discrimination because it hired younger applicants for associate athletic director positions instead of him. He also claims that the situation amounted to constructive discharge.