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Kroger Being Sued For Religious Discrimination After Firing Two Employees

CONWAY, Ark. — The Kroger in Conway, Ark. violated a federal law when it fired two employees who asked for a religious accommodation to avoid wearing an emblem they believed contradicted their religious beliefs.  The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission … Continue reading

Ex-Angels Employee Fired After Claiming He Was a “Public Scapegoat”

Former Angels employee Brian Harkins, fired March 3 for allegedly providing illegal ball-doctoring substances to visiting pitchers, has filed a complaint against the team and Major League Baseball claiming he was made a “public scapegoat” in baseball’s efforts to crack down on the … Continue reading

Black Employees Sues Mitsubishi Electric US for Racial Harassment

Dive Brief: Four Black construction workers in the escalator and elevator division of Mitsubishi Electric US are suing the company in California Superior Court for allegedly allowing their supervisors to harass them with racial slurs and images and discriminate against them when … Continue reading

Former Employee Sues IBM Over Alleged Age Discrimination

A former IBM employee has filed a lawsuit accusing the company of age discrimination following the elimination of her position when she was 63 years old. In a complaint filed on Sept. 1 in the U.S. District Court for the … Continue reading

Former PAWS Employee Files Lawsuit Alleging Financial Mismanagement and Harassment

FORT WALTON BEACH — A lawsuit filed by an ex-employee accuses both the Panhandle Animal Welfare Board of Directors and former Executive Director Dee Thompson of mishandling finances.  Manda Moore, who served as community development coordinator for the county’s animal services provider … Continue reading

McDonalds Ex-Franchise Owners are Suing for $1B After Discrimination Claims

TOPLINE  McDonald’s is being sued for up to $1 billion by dozens of Black former franchise owners who claim that the fast food giant systematically placed them in “substandard locations” that hinder profitability and growth, saddling them with high insurance … Continue reading

Tomukun Ex-Empolyee Files Suit Against Restaurant for Wrongful Termination Claims

Nicholas Prada, a former employee at Tomukun Noodle Bar on East Liberty Street, filed a suit in a U.S. district court Friday claiming he was wrongfully terminated after contracting COVID-19 in late June. According to the lawsuit, Prada and his … Continue reading

Black Employee Sues University After Staffer Pretended to Lynch Him

KALAMAZOO, MI — A Black staff member is suing Western Michigan University alleging a white coworker tied a noose and mocked lynching him at a diversity and inclusion meeting. The federal lawsuit was filed on Monday, Aug. 24 at the United … Continue reading

Ex-TMZ Employee Sues Over Gender Discrimination and Retaliation After Reporting

A former TMZ employee filed a lawsuit against the celebrity gossip show’s parent companies Warner Bros. Entertainment and EHM Productions on Tuesday alleging gender discrimination and retaliation. Bernadette Zilio, 27, worked at TMZ and TooFab, another entertainment site owned by … Continue reading

US Lawyers Association Files Lawsuit on Hiking Non-Immigration Visa Fee

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and Sidley Austin law firm have jointly filed a lawsuit seeking “immediate injunction” of the rule hiking the US’ non-immigration visa fee. The fee hike is set to be implemented from October 2, 2020. … Continue reading