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Published on June 19, 2017

UPDATE: Employment Lawsuits Nationwide in the News

Fired Arizona CenturyLink employee files lawsuit alleging fraud

According to the lawsuit filed in Maricopa County Superior Court, former CenturyLink employee Heidi Heiser worked from her home as a customer service and sales representative between August 2015 and October 2016.

Heiser in the lawsuit alleges she …

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New York state just dealt another blow to Uber’s business model

The company also once said there was “no typical driver” on its roster, in an effort to preempt an employment lawsuit being certified as a class-action.

The New York Taxi Workers Alliance (NYTWA), an advocacy group for professional drivers in New York …

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Woman Asks Greitens to Veto Employment Discrimination Bill

An employee of Romine’s chain of rent-to-own furniture stores says in the lawsuit that she was targeted with racial slurs by a store manager, and that the store she worked in contained a map with a circle around an African-American neighborhood and a …

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$41 million. BAM! Yeah, that just happened. And that was binding arbitration.

KFC operator flushed employee’s medicine down the toilet and fired her, lawsuit claims

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit alleging that the operator of a Dublin Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise illegally fired an employee in 2015 because of her disability.

Hester Foods Inc., operator of the Veterans Parkway …

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Fired Black Comcast Employee Files Discrimination Lawsuit – News One

A year ago, another former African-American Comcast employee filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the company, Law360.com reported.

Wilbert Spencer Jr., who worked in Comcast’s customer service centers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, …

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Black employee saw Comcast co-worker make noose, says $600,000 lawsuit

A 48-year-old African-American employee of Comcast Corp. who says she was subjected to a racially hostile environment — including a noose made by a co-worker — filed a $600,000 lawsuit against the company late last month.

Bridget Cooks’ lawsuit …

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Woman now owes pharmaceutical giant $2M after her fraudulent lawsuit backfires and the judge slams her

A Novartis employee’s lawsuit claiming discrimination has backfired badly, resulting in the court awarding the pharmaceutical giant nearly $2 million for fraud and legal fees.

Afoluso Adesanya was fired in 2013 after continuing to work from her Bucks …

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How one former Novartis employee pulled a fast one, almost

In a coda to an unusual employment dispute, Novartis was awarded nearly $2 million in attorney’s fees and damages 1 stemming from a discrimination lawsuit brought by a former employee in a federal court.

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Lawsuit alleges former Cal State LA employee secretly recorded conversation with AD Daryl Gross

A former high-ranking athletic department official at Cal State Los Angeles secretly recorded conversations with Athletic Director Daryl Gross and three other employees, according to a lawsuit by the California State University Board of Trustees.

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