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.
Temple University has been sued by a former supervisor in an animal testing laboratory facility after they fired him for complaining about a hostile work environment. He says the workplace was made hellish by immature female coworkers, who teamed-up on him in order to get him fired.
The lawsuit claims an assistant district attorney found emails sent by colleagues that contained racist and sexist memes. She says she was demoted in retaliation after complaining about it. According to the complaint, now-jailed District Attorney R. Seth Williams told her at the time that he was a “recovering sexist” himself and that the employees who sent the emails could be rehabilitated.