Pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co has been sued by former employee Kelli Smith, who claims her 2010 pregnancy resulted in unfair job evaluations, discrimination, and harm to her reputation.
According to NBC’s story, Merck sued for $100 million in sexual bias case, Smith’s complaint alleges “systematic, companywide discriminatory treatment of its female employees on [...]
Proponents of medical marijuana use, take heed. According to this article, Court Says Pot Smokers Can Be Fired, Even in Colo. using marijuana, even at home, may cost you your job.
Washington and Colorado have legalized the use of marijuana for the average consumer, in addition to medical users. According to a recent Court [...]
Doug Carl has fought a long battle against Fulton County for race and gender discrimination, and he has won.
Last August, a jury awarded Carl $300,000 in his lawsuit against Fulton County Commissioner Emma Darnell. According to 11 Alive’s article, Judge levies $1.2 Million Against Fulton County, “Fulton County Manager Thomas Andrews promoted an [...]
A class action lawsuit filed by state employees in Oregon alleges that being required to fill out an online form for health insurance coverage violated their civil rights.
According to Lawsuit: State’s employee wellness program violates civil rights, some of the employees of the state of Oregon opted not to fill out the online [...]
Faruqi and Faruqi, a prominent New York law firm, is being sued in Federal Court by a former associate, according to the New York Times. The firm is well-known in the securities class litigation arena.
The suit, filed two weeks ago by plaintiff Alexandra Marchuk, names Juan E. Monteverde as her harasser. According to [...]
According to an article in the Seattle Times, Judge: Top Seattle FBI Agent’s Discrimination Suit Can Proceed, Laura M. Laughlin, the Special Agent in Charge of the Seattle Washington FBI office, has filed a lawsuit alleging sex discrimination and retaliation, and is proceeding with the suit despite some of her claims being barred.
An African-born teacher in Arizona recently filed suit claiming that she was discriminated against due to her race, according to this article, Ex-Gilbert Teacher Alleges Race Bias in Lawsuit.
An English Language Learner Specialist for the Gilbert County, Arizona Schools from 2005-2010, Cameroon native Gladis Mopecha, has filed suit against the school District and [...]
The long line of patrons waiting to get into a nightclub, being held back by a beefy bouncer, has become a cliché in our culture. However, is there truth in the idea that some folks don’t get into a trendy club because of their appearance?
The last person you might expect to get sued for discrimination, Oprah Winfrey, has been served with a lawsuit by one of her former employees who claims she was discriminated against after she became pregnant in 2010.
Actually, it was Oprah’s network that was sued last week, as you can see here: OWN Sued [...]
Emory University is being sued by H. Erik Butler, a former assistant professor in the German Studies Department. Butler is alleging that when they denied him tenure in 2010 because of his nationality and origin. Butler is American and Jewish.
Emory’s school newspaper, The Wheel, reported on the suit in an article entitled Former [...]
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