A systems programmer analyst has filed suit in the Eastern District of New York for unlawful termination because she took protected family leave time to care for her mother. The woman took three summers off in a row, and was ultimately called out by a supervisor.
A longtime employee of the New York City Department of Sanitation has sued the city for sexual discrimination. She says she was faced with arbitrary scrutiny before ultimately being fired and replaced by a man.
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.
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.
A Brooklyn catering hall, Riviera Caterers Inc. is being sued by one of its former employees for egregious violations of minimum wage and overtime laws. The suit seeks class action status to include other employees who claim they were paid less than $8 an hour, despite NYC minimum wage being $13.00.
Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. is being sued by one of its former managers who claims that, although he was paid by weekly salary, he should have been paid by the hour, including time and half for overtime. He was employed by Dollar Tree Stores as a manager from 2016 to 2017.