An interior designer suffering from stage IV metastatic breast cancer is suing her firm for terminating her employment immediately after she requested Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave for medical treatment.
Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania was sued in Federal court by a custodial worker who says she was assigned to work in smoking sections while pregnant. The woman had a high-risk pregnancy due to a medical complications, yet no accommodations were made.
According to the complaint, “[Roberts] protested, she explained that she did not think it was fair that her only option was to accept a pay cut while the person who harassed her was allowed to continue working at a higher pay rate.”
UPS was sued in Federal court this week over allegations of racial discrimination against a White package carrier. The suit claims that despite multiple calls to the company’s ethics hotline, nothing constructive was done. According to the suit, he was fired in 2016 after several more complaints.
A New York town’s housing authority is being sued by a teenager who took a summer job with it for discriminating against him because he suffered from epilepsy. Theresa Hardy, the mother and legal guardian of the teenager, referred to as “M.D.” in court documents, is suing the New Rochelle Housing Authority on his behalf. M.D. suffers from epilepsy and learning disabilities.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) is being sued by a deaf man who applied for three different jobs but was unable to complete the application and testing process because he was denied a sign language interpreter.
Uber is being sued by a job applicant claiming that the transportation giant discriminated against him by denying him a position because he had previously been incarcerated for his involvement in a massive drug-running operation.