A longtime NYC employee has filed suit in the Southern District of New York claiming that she was discriminated against because of her disability and gender. She further claims the city retaliated against her when she brought up her concerns to officials.
A New York cargo and shipping company is being sued by one of its ex-employees for failing to pay her the minimum wage and mandatory overtime. She seeks class action status on behalf of her former co-workers. She also sues for being terminated because she was pregnant.
A Long Island New York engineering firm is being sued by one of its former principals for unlawful termination and retaliation upon his return to work after he was hospitalized for cirrhosis. He claims two co-founders cut his salary by over $100k before forcing him out.
An adult DVD and sex toy store, that also showed films in private viewing booths, is being sued by an ex-employee because it failed to pay him minimum wage over a six-year period. The man says he frequently made less than seven dollars an hour, working twelve-hour shifts, up to seven days per week.
A New York health clinic is being sued by a nurse it employed for discriminatory termination and failure to accommodate her disability. She alleges that the termination “was motivated by discrimination based on Ms. Bass’ disability and retaliation because she requested an accommodation.”
Construction company Hit with Class Action for Failing to Pay Overtime
A New York construction company, BMNY Contracting Corporation, is being sued by one of its employees, Mario J. Hernandez, for overtime violations. The suit seeks class action status and was filed in the Southern District of New York.
An Orange County New York health department employee has sued her employer for failing to accommodate her respiratory condition by not moving her to a non-damaging work environment. She says her asthma was made worse by her job, with her attacks increasing in severity.