Category Archives: Wrongful Termination

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 »

COURT RULES RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS DON’T GET A HALL PASS FOR DISCRIMINATION

Marry the father of your child, stop living with him or lose your job. These were the options given to Coty Richardson, the former instructor of exercise science at Northwest Christian University. In 2011, Richardson became pregnant with her third child; when Richardson informed her superiors, they went into a frenzy. In an email revealed… Read more »

NEW JERSEY POLICE DEPARTMENT UNDER FIRE FOR GENDER DISCRIMINATION

Police departments are tasked with upholding the laws of the State and Country, however, far too often do police departments themselves ignore antidiscrimination rules, raising concerns about the department and the institution as a whole. Currently, New Jersey’s Ramsey Police Department is facing a discrimination suit alleging the department created a hostile workplace for Diane… Read more »

COURT SPLIT OVER SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION QUESTION

Discrimination claims based on sexual orientation are a budding area of discrimination law. While many Courts have found ways to backdoor sexual orientation discrimination through the lens of gender discrimination, most  Federal Circuit Courts are still reluctant to explicitly state that sexual orientation discrimination is covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of… Read more »

MAINE TRACK COACH SUES HAMPDEN SCHOOL FOR AGE DISCRIMINATION

Regional School Unit 22 has stumbled out of the blocks after Coach Kathryn King alleged the school refused to hire her as a track coach because of her age. As a result, the fifty-seven (57) year old King will end her tenure with the school at the end of the school year to attend the… Read more »

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 »

Police Chief terminated for the Second Time

Female Police allege Retaliation South Carolina – In 2014, a gay female police chief, Crystal Moore, faced termination due to her sexual orientation and preference. Jarrett Taylor, Latta Town Administrator, was the individual who saved Moore’s job after she was terminated on the basis of her sex. Taylor disclosed a recording of the Mayor stating… 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 »

Wal-Mart hit with Wrongful Termination Allegations

Assistant Manager terminated after Request for Workers’ Compensation Philadelphia – Lyle Goodman, former assistant manager, claims Wal-Mart Store Inc. wrongfully terminated his employment for inquiring about workers’ compensation for medical reasons. Last April, Goodman filed a wrongful termination complaint against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. In… 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 »