A retirement community in New York State is being sued by one of its former employees for improperly handling her Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave request. She claims they wrongfully ended her employment after she claimed she needed to stay in Jamaica indefinitely to take care of her ailing mother.
An employee of United Healthcare Services, Inc. is suing the the healthcare giant for its failure to accommodate her disability – anxiety – and not allowing her to use Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave to treat it.
A longtime employee of The Hartford Financial Services Group has sued his former employer for failing to accommodate his disability – multiple sclerosis (MS)- and for firing him for complaining about it. Adam Havens was hired by Hartford in 2001 and worked as an underwriter, according to the complaint.
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 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.