A Harlem-based restaurant owned by a celebrity chef, faces a class action lawsuit for overtime and notice violations as well as a claim of wrongful termination because of race. He claims he occasionally worked more than forty hours per week, but was only paid overtime for some, but not all of those weeks.
A New York City delicatessen is being sued by a long-time employee for its failure to pay overtime and keep and provide proper wage records and notices. He seeks class action status of the suit to cover his co- workers. A New York City delicatessen is being sued by a long-time employee for its failure to pay overtime and keep and provide proper wage records and notices. He seeks class action status of the suit to cover his co- workers.
AT&T faces a legal action in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, from a former employee who claims she was wrongfully discharged due to her disability. The suit also alleges that AT&T failed to reasonably accommodate her disability while she still worked there and retaliated against her after she left.
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 […]