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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

EEOC Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Hooters for Alleged Racial Bias in Rehiring

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has taken legal action against a Hooters restaurant located in Greensboro, North Carolina, alleging racial discrimination and bias in the rehiring process that Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Whistleblower Retaliation Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear Murray v. UBS Securities, LLC. This case revolves around whether a whistleblower bears the burden of proving an employer's retaliatory intent, or Read More

Southwest Faces $180,000 Fee Bid in Religious Bias Case

A former flight attendant fired by Southwest Airlines is seeking approximately $180,000 in legal costs in connection with contempt proceedings that followed her victory in a religious bias lawsuit against Read More

Spirit Airlines Faces FMLA Lawsuit for Incorrectly Denying Leave

In a proposed class action lawsuit filed in Nevada federal court, a former Spirit Airlines flight attendant has alleged that the airline wrongfully denies unpaid Family and Medical Leave Act Read More

Oregon Grocer Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Case

JC Market Thriftway, an Oregon-based grocer, has agreed to pay $50,000 in compensatory damages, backpay and other injunctive relief to resolve a disability discrimination case. The lawsuit was brought by Read More

EEOC Sues Houston Crane Company for Workplace Harassment

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against Houston-based TNT Crane & Rigging, one of the country's largest crane service providers. The lawsuit alleges race discrimination, harassment Read More

SEC Fines Nebraska Company for Violating Whistleblower Safeguards

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently imposed a $225,000 fine on Monolith Resources, a privately held energy and technology company based in Lincoln, Nebraska. The company allegedly required departing Read More

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