Category Archives: Wage & Hour Violations

UBER SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIMS FOR THE RIDE SHARING GIANT

The ride sharing tech giant has been in hot water in 2017. Reaching national attention for their mishandling of ride requests to airports following Trumps Muslim ban, which many taxi companies boycotted in opposition to the Trump regime, the San Francisco based firm has recently received negative attention after a slew of scandals emerged which… Read more »

WASHINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENT SETTLES QUARTER MILLION DOLLAR RACE DISCRIMINATION SUIT

WASHINGTON – The old guard, a traditional part of the fire fighter industry, are finding the world changing around them as Fire Departments across the nation become more diverse. Recently, Lynden City Fire Department has settled a suit brought by one of its firefighters for racial discrimination. In the suit,  Damon Winters, a volunteer fire fighter,… Read more »

Former Pennsylvania Worker reports Wage & Hour Violation

Keystone Clearwater Solutions Employer face Overtime & Wage Violation Lawsuit Pennsylvania – Scott Collier, former Keystone Clearwater Solutions employee, filed a lawsuit against his previous employer for consistent overtime wage and hour violations. Collier claims he worked more than 40 hours a week. The plaintiff said his employer failed to provide compensation for overtime hours…. Read more »

Medina Golf Club sued for Sexual Harassment

Chef alleges Medina Golf Club condones Workplace Misconduct Minnesota – Adam Proulx, former chef, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Medina Golf Club for the sexual harassment he endured. In addition to enduring sexual harassment, Proulx alleged wage and hour violations for unpaid labor. The sexual harassment lawsuit states Proulx was employed with Medina Golf… Read more »

Virginia State University accused of Sexual Harassment, Retaliation, & Wage Discrimination

Workplace Misconduct: Dedicated Female Employees Speak Up Virginia ­­– A total of four women employed at Virginia State University, a historically black college, recently filed a lawsuit against the university for sexual harassment, retaliation, and wage discrimination. Dr. Sandra Evans is an alumna of VSU who is currently employed as the Director of the First… Read more »

Chef Michael Chiarello Salacious Remarks Results in Two Sexual Harassment Lawsuits

Chef directed his managers not to hire women unless they wanted to have sex with them California – Two lawsuits filed by two women formerly employed at Coqueta in San Francisco, Katherine Page and Asja Sever, hit the news alleging that Chef Michael Chiarello, owner of Gruppo Chiarello restaurant group, that contains “Coqueta in San… Read more »

Big Brother Steps in to Cut Down On Wage Discrimination

It turns out that big brother is watching in more ways than one.  What many would have assumed to be the government eye solely looking out for criminal activity is now the eye of incorporating ways into the prevention of unfair practices. One of those unfair practices is wage discrimination.  The federal government is seeking… Read more »

Gay Man Files Suit Against Brooklyn Hospital Alleging Poor Discriminatory Treatment

A gay man who sought help from Brooklyn Medical Center as he suffered flu symptoms is now suing the hospital for workplace discrimination. Mark Hodson, 34, criticized the hospital claiming that they made fun of him and assumed he was a drug addict that had AIDS. Mr. Hodson says that the hospital ignored him as… Read more »

Affordable Housing Worker Endures Sexual Abuse, Wage Theft and Racial Bias

A Bronx female ironworker who says that she was subjected to sexual harassment, wage cheating, unsafe job conditions and racial bias has filed suit against her former employer. LaFondra Brown, 34 issued a formal complaint to her supervisors and literally walked away in protest from the construction site she once worked at. Many of her… Read more »

Prominent Manhattan Yoga Center Slapped With a $1 Million Lawsuit

A New York yoga apprentice is suing her former yoga guru who she says sexually harassed her for years and then dumped her for someone else, the bombshell Manhattan Supreme Court suit says. Brooklyn resident, Holly Faurot is suing the Jivamukti Yoga center, along with its leaders; and her mentor Ruth Lauer-Manenti alleging that she… Read more »