The warehouse worker suffered from nerve damage, and says Amazon failed to appropriately accommodate his disability. He says dust and chemicals in the warehouse made the problem worse, and so he requested FMLA leave. He says he was falsely accused of excessive absence before being fired.
The hospital was sued by a former customer service specialist who claims she had to resign after they failed to stop the usage of perfumes that gave her asthma attacks. She claims that HR ignored her requests to be moved, and called her a liability to the office.
Four Department of Homeless Services officers who worked in shelter’s throughout the city say they were not adequately compensated for work over 40 hours. They say they regularly had to work more than 40 hours each week, but were not given the required time-and-a-half pay mandated by labor laws.
The manager says the hardware supply giant claims they fired him for losing his work keys and misfiling paperwork. He says that was pretext to fire him for his longstanding efforts to ensure equal opportunity for disabled employees.
Seven custodial workers employed by Columbia University sued both the school and their union claiming they were denied overtime assignments given to friends and family members of the union’s officials. The workers claim that in 2016 one of them had only been been assigned 90 hours of overtime, netting him $2,454, while a relative of a union official was assigned about 2,000 overtime hours and was paid up to $130,000 for that work
An attorney who worked for a Pennsylvania public defenders’ office was fired after filing an age discrimination charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). He has now filed suit against his ex-employer charging age discrimination and retaliatory discharge.
A gourmet New York City market is being sued by two former employees who claim they were cheated out of wages earned, overtime pay, and tips. They claim in a class action lawsuit filed in the Southern District of New York that they were not fully compensated for working over 4o hours each week.