The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation is being sued by an ex-employee who claims that she was forced to work in a hostile work environment where sexual harassment was pervasive and retaliated against when she lodged complaints.
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.”
Amtrak is being sued by a longtime employee because she faced pervasive sexual harassment and racial discrimination, made futile complaints to the proper authorities, was retaliated against and eventually fired.
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.
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.
Aramark, along with Kutztown University and several of its administrators, was sued by a former employee whom they fired after a naked photo of him was sent around his office. The man calls his firing a “profound deprivation of his constitutional rights.”
Five paramedics with the Chicago Fire Department (CFD) are suing the city seeking redress from its “illegal conduct, including the implementation of proper sexual harassment training and the enforcement of a zero-tolerance policy against workplace violence and sexual harassment so they may continue their careers at CFD and prevent other females from experiencing this trauma.”