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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…

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…

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…

Don’t Say You’re Going to Quit Unless You’re Really Going to Quit

Don’t Say You’re Going to Quit Unless You’re Really Going to Quit

If you’re not planning on leaving your place of employment, it’s best not to go home early and tell people that you’re quitting. A former TV reporter learned this lesson…

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…

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…

Tardiness, Absences Lead to Employee’s Termination — or Did Bosses Violate FMLA?

Tardiness, Absences Lead to Employee’s Termination — or Did Bosses Violate FMLA?

A man working at a medical center in Ohio was fired for violating the attendance policy. But he asserted that he was disabled and that his employers had terminated him…

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…

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…

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