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.
An upstate New York chapter of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) is being sued by a longtime member claiming that their “100% return-to-work” policy discriminates against him and his fellow disabled electricians.
The National Football League (NFL), the National Football League Players Association, and members of the board of the Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan are being sued by a former NFL player who claims that the board breached its fiduciary duty to him in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and seeks class action status to include other players and former players who might also have been harmed.
The New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF) and several of its male supervisory employees are being sued by a 56 year old white, female, longtime employee for gender discrimination and retaliation following her complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
A New York City dental practice is being sued by its former front desk manager for failing to accommodate her cancer treatments and symptoms and terminating her employment.