The New York City Department of Education is being sued by a former art teacher at a middle school in the Bronx for constructive discharge by making her work environment so hostile due to age and racial discrimination that she had to retire early.
Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania was sued in Federal court by a custodial worker who says she was assigned to work in smoking sections while pregnant. The woman had a high-risk pregnancy due to a medical complications, yet no accommodations were made.
According to the complaint, “[Roberts] protested, she explained that she did not think it was fair that her only option was to accept a pay cut while the person who harassed her was allowed to continue working at a higher pay rate.”
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.
Home Depot is being sued by an employee who claims she was sexually harassed by a supervisor and, after reporting his behavior, retaliated against. She also claims the emotional distress she suffered as a result of the harassment constituted a disability, for which she was discriminated against.
Eleven workers working at a site in midtown Manhattan are suing the construction company known as Tishman for racial discrimination and hostile work environment after a poster was found on the company’s safety office bulletin board implying a lynching.
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.”