JP Morgan Chase has been sued by a Sacramento area branch manager for failing to accommodate the post-traumatic stress disorder she suffered as a result of being the target of a kidnapping and bank robbery. In July 2015 she was informed by the Sacramento Police Department that they had reliable information that she was the target of a kidnapping and bank robbery attempt.
A New York city online event planning service is being sued by a former employee because it failed to accommodate his irritable bowels, and then fired him for having them. Several months before beginning work he suffered a severe concussion. When he started work he was still experiencing symptoms related to the concussion, including pain and nausea.
The NYPD was sued twice in federal court in recent weeks based on allegations of discrimination; one racially-based, the other disability. The racial discrimination claim involves an African-American sergeant who claims that the NYPD retaliated against him following his filing of a formal complaint in November 2015 regarding racist comments in the workplace.
Riverside Church, long known for its social justice efforts, has been sued by a former employee for not […]
A long-time Account Executive with T-Mobile has sued the communications giant for disability discrimination, failure to provide reasonable accommodation, failure to engage in the interactive process to determine reasonable accommodation, and tortious termination and discrimination.
A complaint seeking class action status on behalf of fulfillment center workers was filed in California state court against Amazon. It seeks damages for Amazon’s failure to pay overtime, provide meal and rest periods or compensation in lieu therof, maintain proper records, and make timely payments to terminated employees.
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.