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Fifth Circuit Questions Dismissal of FMLA Claimant

Employers that quickly terminate a worker who is scheduled to come off a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) absence must be careful that their decision cannot be construed as Read More

Chili's Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit After Allegations at Texas Restaurant

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the settlement of a sexual harassment lawsuit against a Chili's Grill & Bar in Prosper, Texas. The lawsuit stemmed from allegations that Read More

Exact Sciences Settles Age Discrimination Lawsuit with EEOC, Pays $90,000 in Damages to Rejected Applicant

Exact Sciences Corporation, a Wisconsin-based molecular diagnostics company, has agreed to settle an age discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The settlement involves Exact Sciences Read More

Nurse Who Reported Safety Concerns Awarded $41.49 Million in Case Against Kaiser

A former nurse, Maria Gatchalian, was awarded $41.49 million by a Los Angeles Superior Court jury for her claims against Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. Gatchalian Read More

The Power of Whistleblowers in Exposing Fraud

Whistleblowers play a critical role in exposing corruption and illegal activities. Despite the risks to their personal and professional lives, individuals with information about corporate wrongdoing regularly step forward to Read More

EEOC Sues Tesla for Discrimination at Fremont Plant, Seeks Back Pay and Policy Changes

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla, accusing the company of tolerating racial harassment and retaliating against workers who complained. The Read More

Ex-Raymond James Exec Sues for Sex Bias, Claims Promotion Denied for Being "Too Aggressive”

A former executive at Raymond James and Associates has filed a sex bias lawsuit against the financial services company in Florida federal court. Joena Bartolini Mitchell alleges that she was terminated Read More

Home Health Care Service Faces Allegations of Misclassifying Aides, Denying Overtime Wages

In a recent development, a home health care service, FinePoints Private Duty Healthcare LLC, and its owner, Cynthia Keller-Bee, are facing allegations of misclassifying their aides as independent contractors to Read More

Securities Sales Executive Alleges Wrongful Termination in Favor of Younger Staff

61-year-old securities sales executive Kevin Campbell has taken a stand against alleged age discrimination, filing a lawsuit against Massachusetts-based Easterly Capital LLC in a Colorado federal court. Campbell's lawsuit asserts that Read More

What Three SEC Whistleblower Protection Actions Say About Employee Agreements

Three recent enforcement actions from the SEC underscore the importance of companies reviewing their employee agreements, especially in relation to whistleblower protection. All three cases targeted both private and public companies Read More

Neurologist Alleges Retaliation Over Hospital Scheme to Airlift Stroke Patients

A neurologist filed an amended complaint in a Pennsylvania federal court, accusing Jefferson Healthcare System Inc. and Beebe Healthcare in Delaware of retaliating against him for reporting an alleged scheme Read More

Ex-Schlumberger Engineer's Testimony Reveals Workplace Harassment

A former engineer at Schlumberger recently recounted her experiences of alleged sexual harassment while working at the oil and gas giant, alleging that her dream job became a “nightmare.” Case background Jessica Read More

Whistleblower Retaliation Lawsuit Revived by Eighth Circuit

The Eighth Circuit recently breathed new life into a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit filed by a truck driver, Avery Wilson. Wilson alleged that he was wrongfully terminated by CTW Transportation Services Read More

Ikea Settles FMLA Retaliation Lawsuit with Former Manager

Furniture giant Ikea has reached a settlement in a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) retaliation lawsuit filed by a former manager. The case, which alleged that the employee was Read More

Bojangles Takes Steps to Address Workplace Harassment, Per EEOC

Fast-food chain Bojangles recently settled a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by an employee, resulting in a $20,000 settlement. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) initiated the suit Read More

Eli Lilly Settles Second Age Discrimination Suit

Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly is in the spotlight once again as it settles another age-discrimination class-action lawsuit. This development comes mere months after Eli Lilly paid $2.4 million to resolve Read More

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