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.”
A long-time bank employee is suing her former employer for discriminating against her due to her breast cancer diagnosis and for terminating her employment for bogus reasons.
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 community college English professor is suing her employer for alleged failure to accommodate her disability. The case was brought in the United States District Court of Maryland. She was hired by Montgomery College as a professor in 1989, according to the complaint. In 2002 she fell in an elevator on campus and injured her knee.
An adult DVD and sex toy store, that also showed films in private viewing booths, is being sued by an ex-employee because it failed to pay him minimum wage over a six-year period. The man says he frequently made less than seven dollars an hour, working twelve-hour shifts, up to seven days per week.
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.