Pennsylvania Hospital, which is affiliated with Penn Medicine, is being sued by a former contract employee who claims she was let go, not because of purported performance issues, but because of her disability, in violation of the ADA. The woman received a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2009 and suffers from slight tremors in her hands.
The country’s largest propane marketer, Amerigas, is being sued by an ex-employee who was forced to wear a mask at work, purportedly to treat sleep apnea, for wrongful termination and failure to accommodate his perceived disability. He was told that he needed to keep wearing the mask or his employment would be terminated.
A Philadelphia coffee roaster and retailer is being sued by a former maintenance worker who lost a finger while operating a coffee bean grinding machine for wrongful termination and discrimination based on race and disability.
A Muslim, African-American man is suing his former employer, a Jewish congregation, for discrimination based on his race and religion, unlawful retaliation, and constructive discharge. He was told that a human resources employee at the temple “doesn’t like Black people.”
A 50-year-old, disabled Philadelphia woman is suing her former employer, a cleaning supplies distribution company, for discrimination based on her age, gender, and disabilities. She further claims the company constructively discharged her and intentionally inflicted emotional distress
A Pennsylvania window manufacturing company is being sued by a longtime employee for sexual harassment, hostile work environment, and unlawful termination. Carolyn Wright began working for VIWINCO in 2000. She was hired as a human resources assistant and worked her way up to human resources administrator, according to the complaint.
A Pennsylvania advertising company is being sued by one its former employees for sexual harassment, which created a hostile work environment. He claims he was fired after making complaints that his boss was hitting on him.