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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…

Was Medical Doctor’s Treatment at Texas Facility a Hostile Work Environment?

Was Medical Doctor’s Treatment at Texas Facility a Hostile Work Environment?

A medical doctor who’d been transferred to a new facility claimed that his disability was the reason he was subjected to a hostile work environment. He filed a lawsuit, alleging…

Verizon Employee Alleges That Her Co-Workers Created a Hostile Work Environment

Verizon Employee Alleges That Her Co-Workers Created a Hostile Work Environment

A Verizon employee was terminated as part of a reduction-in-force. She, however, alleged that she had suffered a sexually- and racially-motivated hostile work environment, and that she’d been fired because…

Employees at FedEx Call Center Accuse Their Supervisor of Sexual Harassment

Employees at FedEx Call Center Accuse Their Supervisor of Sexual Harassment

Four women working at a FedEx customer service call center accused their direct supervisor of sexual harassment. They ultimately brought legal action against FedEx. A district court ruled in favor…

Woman Alleges Harassment, Gender Discrimination and Hostile Work Environment in Texas

Woman Alleges Harassment, Gender Discrimination and Hostile Work Environment in Texas

A woman’s lawsuit alleged sex discrimination and a hostile work environment at two different working locations. The district court dismissed her case before it could make it to trial, so…

Employee for AAA Sues Company, Temp Agency and Supervisor for Harassment, Discrimination

Employee for AAA Sues Company, Temp Agency and Supervisor for Harassment, Discrimination

A woman working as a customer service rep for AAA (American Automobile Association) filed a lawsuit after she was fired. She alleged harassment, discrimination and retaliation in response to her…

Thanksgiving Late Night Phone Call to Co-Worker Leads to Employee’s Termination

Thanksgiving Late Night Phone Call to Co-Worker Leads to Employee’s Termination

A woman’s late-night phone call to a co-worker on Thanksgiving was ultimately the reason she lost her job. She filed a lawsuit against her employers, alleging that the call she…

Department of Veterans Affairs Nurse Fired, Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination and Retaliation

Department of Veterans Affairs Nurse Fired, Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination and Retaliation

A registered nurse for the Department of Veterans Affairs was fired for poor performance. She alleged that her termination was due to her disability, her race, her gender and her…

USPS Employee Fired for Excessive Absences and Suspensions — or Was It Discrimination?

USPS Employee Fired for Excessive Absences and Suspensions — or Was It Discrimination?

A woman working for the USPS was fired for excessive absences and a history of suspensions. But she claimed the real reasons for her termination were her race and sex,…

Legal Case Centers on Whether or Not Employee Can Perform Duties with Accommodation

Legal Case Centers on Whether or Not Employee Can Perform Duties with Accommodation

A woman claimed that her former employers violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by firing her. But the company countered by stating that she couldn’t perform “essential functions” of…

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