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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…

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…

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…

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…

Fired for Computer Misuse and Policy Violation — or for Exercising Freedom of Speech?

Fired for Computer Misuse and Policy Violation — or for Exercising Freedom of Speech?

A paralegal assistant for the Ohio Department of Commerce was fired after being placed on administrative leave. She claimed that her termination was both discriminatory and a violation of her…

Former Navy Employee Alleges That Transfer and Termination Were Due to Race and Gender

Former Navy Employee Alleges That Transfer and Termination Were Due to Race and Gender

A former employee of the U.S. Navy filed a lawsuit alleging discrimination based on his race, gender and national origin. His argument in court became a matter of disproving the…

Electrical Contracting Company Lays Off Worker, Accused of Racial Discrimination

Electrical Contracting Company Lays Off Worker, Accused of Racial Discrimination

A former employee of Regent Electric, Inc. in Ohio alleged in a lawsuit that the company had discriminated against him when they laid him off. He made his way from…

Lawsuit Against Former Employers Dismissed Because Plaintiff Was a No-Show in Court

Lawsuit Against Former Employers Dismissed Because Plaintiff Was a No-Show in Court

Court cases can be dismissed for any number of reasons, but one reason that can easily be avoided is not showing up for scheduled court hearings. This was a lesson…

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…

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