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Did Professor Lose Job for Failing to Report Teacher-Student Relationship?

Did Professor Lose Job for Failing to Report Teacher-Student Relationship?

Schools tend to frown on teacher-student relationships, particularly when a pregnancy is the result. But what about a co-worker who doesn’t report the relationship? That’s the reason an assistant professor…

Employee Sues for Being Paid Less Than Co-Worker, Alleges Racial Discrimination

Employee Sues for Being Paid Less Than Co-Worker, Alleges Racial Discrimination

A woman performing essentially the same job duties as a co-worker was being paid less. She alleged that the discrepancy in pay was racial discrimination and sued her employers. The…

Discreprancy Between Man and Woman’s Paychecks Leads to Lawsuit Against Employers

Discreprancy Between Man and Woman’s Paychecks Leads to Lawsuit Against Employers

A woman employed by Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. brought a lawsuit under the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Pay Act (EPA) and the U.S. Code. She asserted that…

Allegations of Michigan Manufacturer Unfairly Paying Men Higher Wages

Allegations of Michigan Manufacturer Unfairly Paying Men Higher Wages

Not paying workers employed in similar positions the same wage could possibly violate the Equal Pay Act (EPA) or Title VII of the Civil Rights Act or even the Elliot…

Illinois Worker Disputes Firing Over Physical Altercation

Illinois Worker Disputes Firing Over Physical Altercation

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) fired one of its employees for disruptive conduct. He challenged the reason for his discharge in state court and a few years later filed…

Woman and Former Bosses Wind up in Court Over Pay Raise Dispute

Woman and Former Bosses Wind up in Court Over Pay Raise Dispute

A woman brought action against her former employers, alleging a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. She claimed that the company had retaliated against her, citing both…

Appeals Court Reverses Ruling on Former Employee’s Lawsuit Against Perdue Farms

Appeals Court Reverses Ruling on Former Employee’s Lawsuit Against Perdue Farms

An escalation of misconduct was the reason an employee was fired from a Perdue Farms plant in Perry, GA. The former worker, however, claims that his termination was due to…

Worker at W.W. Grainger, Inc. Claims Sexual Discrimination Because Females Weren’t Fired

Worker at W.W. Grainger, Inc. Claims Sexual Discrimination Because Females Weren’t Fired

A male employee working overtime for W.W. Grainger, Inc. was fired was his apparent misconduct. But two co-workers, who were disciplined for similar actions, didn’t lose their jobs. And because…

Car Salesman Alleges Discrimination After He’s Not Allowed to Park His Ferrari at Work

Car Salesman Alleges Discrimination After He’s Not Allowed to Park His Ferrari at Work

A car salesman for a Florida company made a claim of racial discrimination when his bosses wouldn’t allow him to park his Ferrari in the employee parking lot. He further…

Railway Worker Initiates Legal Action After He’s Fired for Violating Company Operating Rules

Railway Worker Initiates Legal Action After He’s Fired for Violating Company Operating Rules

An employee working for the Kansas City Southern Railway was fired for six violations of the company’s operating rules within three years. He claimed the termination was racially motivated, basing…

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