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.
A music teacher is suing his former employer because it failed to rectify a condition that aggravated his respiratory problems. Purse filed his action in the Southern District of New York alleging that he was forced to resign as a result of the school district’s failure accommodate his disability and seeks damages both compensatory and punitive.
The driver filed suit in the Southern District of New York against his former employer for firing him in retaliation for injuries he received on the job. The employee, Nicky Colon, says he worked for the company, Autopart International Inc. as a delivery driver. He was involved in an accident while working in that capacity.
The lawsuit, filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, claims that the Ivy League school’s medical department was accused of not being “mentally capable” of doing her job because she suffered from anxiety caused by threats she received while working.
She claims her supervisors degradingly referred to her in the third person during meetings, and verbally abused and harassed her.
The lawsuit, filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, alleges that Walmart through its HR department failed to prevent a hostile work environment in which an employee faced “racism through ridicule.”
The woman who filed the complaint says management engaged in a racially-hostile conspiracy against her, ultimately forcing her to resign.
The woman says she was told not to wear her face veil after Catholic customers complained her being a Muslim would scare the residents.
The woman was told she could still wear her traditional long skirt and arm-covering shirt, but drew the line at the hijab, according to the lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The company was on Forbes’ America’s Best Employers 2017 list.