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.
The National Football League (NFL), the National Football League Players Association, and members of the board of the Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan are being sued by a former NFL player who claims that the board breached its fiduciary duty to him in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and seeks class action status to include other players and former players who might also have been harmed.
Eleven workers working at a site in midtown Manhattan are suing the construction company known as Tishman for racial discrimination and hostile work environment after a poster was found on the company’s safety office bulletin board implying a lynching.
The United States Department of Justice and Attorney General Jefferson B. Sessions III are being sued by a former employee of the U.S. Marshals Service for transferring him to a location that extended his daily commute, claiming doing so was a failure to accommodate his disability.
A New York city bus driver is suing her employer, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), for discrimination and creating a hostile environment after she ended an affair with a co-worker, who was a powerful member of their union.
A longtime employee of The Hartford Financial Services Group has sued his former employer for failing to accommodate his disability – multiple sclerosis (MS)- and for firing him for complaining about it. Adam Havens was hired by Hartford in 2001 and worked as an underwriter, according to the complaint.
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.