Author Archives: John C. Luke, Jr., Esq.

San Bernardino Nonprofit named in Sexual Harassment Suit

Female Supervisor allege Sexual Harassment by the Boss California – Rolling Start, Inc., a non-profit organization located in numerous counties including San Bernardino that supports individuals with disabilities in an independent living center has been accused of allowing sexual harassment in the work environment. Last month a sexual harassment lawsuit was filed in San Bernardino… Read more »

Georgia Company violates State Labor Code

Product Technician allege Discrimination and Wrongful Termination Texas – Lance McCullough, product technician, filed a discrimination lawsuit against Aaron’s Inc., Georgia Company, for allegedly breaching the Texas Labor Code. The discrimination lawsuit was filed in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas on August 16th. Discrimination under several protected classes including, race, gender,… Read more »

King’s Way Church must pay $25k for Sexual Harassment

Kindergarten Teacher accused Pastor of Sexual Harassment Georgia – Sexual Harassment Lawyers – In 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, EEOC, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against The King’s Way Church on behalf of a kindergarten teacher, Marsha Pearson, who alleged the pastor, Reverend Bill Wininger, sexually harassed her. The King’s Way Church is an independent… Read more »

Five Guys sued for Hostile Work Environment

Female Employee shares Hostile Work Environment Experience West Virginia – Ex-Five Guys employee, Misty Ashworth, filed a lawsuit against Five Guys and her supervisor David Deerfield for subjecting her to a hostile work environment. Ashworth claims she reported the workplace misconduct and no one investigated or even considered reviewing her claims. The lawsuit was initially… Read more »

Fox News accused of covering Workplace Misconduct

Fox Network Former Female Employees Speak Up New York – Fox News has been slammed with sexual harassment due to the questionable and sexual acts by former CEO Roger Ailes. Prior to the major sexual harassment lawsuit filed by former Fox New Host, Gretchen Carlson, women including Laurie Luhn, were sexually harassed by Ailes dating… Read more »

Advertising Industry subjects Women to Sexual Harassment

Over Half of Women in Advertising endure Sexual Harassment New York City – A survey conducted by the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s) discovered that roughly half of 375 who participated and responded in the survey experienced workplace sexual harassment on one occasion. The survey consisted of a variety of employment levels. Thirty-three percent… Read more »

Public School Worker suffers from Sexual Harassment

Custodian files a Sexual Harassment Complaint against Canton Public School District Mississippi – In 2013, a woman, Katisha Harris, residing in Canton, Mississippi was in need of a job. Due to her lack of access to a car, Harris says she had find a job relatively close to home, so she could walk to work…. Read more »

Minot State University resolves a Sexual Assault Issue

Title IX Investigation Minot – A Title IX investigation was conducted on behalf of a former female student who alleged that she endured sexual assault for more than two years from a professor. The student asserts she reported the sexual assault in April 2013, and the university failed to address her complaint. The federal law,… Read more »

Several Denver Deputies sue Jail for Sexual Harassment by Inmates

Female Deputies face Workplace Sexual Harassment Colorado – Female deputies employed at the Denver jail have consistently filed sexual harassment complaints with their supervisors. The deputies reported that their supervisors failed to take action against the inmates for their actions. As a result of being unable to ascertain a solution for the ongoing workplace sexual… Read more »

Jury favors Medical Employee in Wrongful Termination Suit

Covenant Medical Center Employee wins over $500k in Lawsuit Michigan – Amanda Perry, former office coordinator, filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against her previous employer, Covenant Medical Center, for retaliating against her by terminating her employment. Perry started her career as a biller for Covenant’s Visiting Nursing Association Department. In 2012, she received a promotion… Read more »