Bulgari Corporation of America is being sued by a long-time employee for what she claims was mistreatment she received because of her age, gender, anxiety, depression, and that she was not native-born. She claims a new boss treated her less favorably than other “American employees under the age of 40 who did not suffer from disabilities.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Allstate is being sued by a former female employee who claims that the insurance and financial services giant discriminated against her on the basis of age and gender and retaliated against her for lodging complaints, ultimately firing her.