Employment Litigation Weekly Recap
Purdue accused of violating Civil Rights Act
A Journal & Courier investigation uncovered that the university’s police department has been the target of a federal civil rights investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and now faces a discrimination and wrongful termination …
Penn State College of Medicine wins in lawsuit appeal
The lawsuit claimed she had not been afforded adequate due process and her termination after a little more than two years employment breached her agreement. The appeals court rejected those claims and stated relative to the breach of contract argument, …
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Former employee of TA Center alleges rape and harassment by manager
A former employee of the Whitestown TA Travel Center has filed a lawsuit alleging that she was sexually harassed and raped by her supervisor, then fired when she refused his advances.
The employee filed a civil lawsuit Monday against TA Operating, LLC, …
Lawsuit against Louisiana College could settle
While both sides of the suit agree that Aguillard’s employment agreement with the school included a provision for arbitration, they disagree on whether the former president waived that right.
Both parties agree that the court must determine this before …
Sarasota Military Academy lawsuit moves forward
In SMA’s motion to dismiss Eddy’s lawsuit filed in September, attorney David Wallace, who is representing SMA, contended Eddy was nothing more than an at-will employee, meaning he could be fired without cause, and that portions of the legal complaint …
NYU Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination and Retaliation
Shem Semei Garrett, a 40-year-old painter at NYU, filed a discrimination lawsuit against the university on Tuesday.
He began working at NYU in 1989, became a full-time employee in 1999 and is still employed by the university.
Garrett claims to have …
This lawsuit could have major impact on LGBTQ employment protections
Prompting this rare assembly is a lawsuit that could have a major impact on the employment rights of gays and lesbians.
Attorney Greg Nevins, director of the Workplace Fairness Program at Lambda Legal and the LGBT advocacy group’s point person on …
Former Brevard School employee alleges discrimination
A former employee of Brevard Public Schools is suing the School Board for what he alleges was racial discrimination, according to a lawsuit filed last Wednesday.
Lamar Burgess, who is black, was hired by the district in 1983 as a maintenance worker and …
An Ex-Employee Is Suing Citigroup for Running a ‘Boys Club
A former Citigroup financial adviser on Monday filed a lawsuit accusing the bank of running a “boys’ club” that favored men over women.
Former employee files lawsuit against Norfolk City Manager Marcus Jones
He previously worked as a Naval officer for 29 years, the lawsuit says.
According to the suit, Andrews’ primary job as special assistant was to develop a program that would help vets transition from military service to employment in the private sector …
Facebook Hit With Discrimination Lawsuit
The men’s complaint, filed in California, also describes a supervisor at the data center making repeated use of racial epithets and joking about another black employee’s allergy to bananas.
According to the lawsuit, Gary and Duffy informed Facebook’s …
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