Catholic Guardian Services (CGS), a not-for-profit that provides foster care services, is being sued by an ex-employee who claims that she was discriminated against because of her respiratory disability.
WABC, a New York City television station, is being sued by its former weekend sports anchor and reporter who claims she was passed over for promotion because she was a white female. In May 2016, WABC announced that the station’s main sports anchor, a white male, was leaving his position as of July 30. Behnke expressed her interest in the job to Edwards who replied that they would talk about it soon.
MetLife is being sued by an ex-secret service agent who is an Arab-American Muslim, for not being hired for a position he claims he was more than qualified for. Instead MetLife hired a less-qualified, white European.
A Bronx, New York college is being sued by its former wrestling coach for age discrimination because it hired younger applicants for associate athletic director positions instead of him. He also claims that the situation amounted to constructive discharge.
An upstate New York chapter of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) is being sued by a longtime member claiming that their “100% return-to-work” policy discriminates against him and his fellow disabled electricians.
Temple University was sued for firing an assistant director of housekeeping after she requested multiple weeks off for chronic high blood pressure issues. Situational high blood pressure is brought on by stress, and can cause severe pain.
Home Depot is being sued by an employee who claims she was sexually harassed by a supervisor and, after reporting his behavior, retaliated against. She also claims the emotional distress she suffered as a result of the harassment constituted a disability, for which she was discriminated against.