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Former Spirit Airlines Flight Attendant Accuses Airline of Violating FMLA

A former Spirit Airlines flight attendant has proposed a class action suit against the budget airline. The suit alleges that the airline enforced family and medical leave policies which are Read More

Construction Employees Accuse Contractor of Racial Bias in Firings

Three Black former employees at a bridge construction company have appealed the verdict in their discrimination suit to the Eleventh Circuit, claiming their employer paid them less that white coworkers, Read More

White Collar Crime Costs Hundreds of Billions Each Year

White collar crime costs the United States about $300 billion dollars per year—and most Americans don’t even realize it. Because white collar crime is typically nonviolent, it doesn’t get the Read More

Orlando Hospitality System Settles WARN Act Class Action for $2.3 Million

Rosen Hotels and Resorts, a hospitality system based in Orland, has recently settled class action claims brought under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act for $2.3 million. Hotel Read More

Surgeon Claims Retaliation After Blowing the Whistle on Colleague

A Cincinnati surgeon has filed a lawsuit against the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, claiming he was retaliated against when he raised concerns about a colleague’s fitness. Dr. Charles Mehlman Read More

Facial ID Vendor Sued by Former Illinois Hospital Worker

A former Illinois employee from Lurie Children’s Hospital recently filed a biometric privacy claim against ID.me Inc., the hospital’s identity verification vendor. The suit claimed it stored her and other Read More

Discouraging Employees from Taking FMLA Leave May Violate the Law

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) bestows eligible employees with the right to take 12 weeks of job-protected leave from work, whether due to a personal or family medical Read More

Understanding FMLA Interference Claims

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) gives eligible employees the right to take 12 weeks of job-protected leave from work due to a personal or family medical need, or Read More

Signet Jewelers Settles Gender Bias Litigation for $175 Million

Signet Jewelers, responsible for brands like Sterling Jewerlers, Kay Jewelers and Jared, has settled gender bias litigation representing 68,000 female employees. The female employees alleged that Signet Jewelers promoted women Read More

Connecticut Professor Wins Whistleblower Claim Against Business School

A Connecticut professor, who was not reappointed after he raised labor practice concerns, was recently awarded over $735,000 in a whistleblower lawsuit. The University of Connecticut School of Business violated Read More

Jury Awards Carnival Sexual Assault Victim Over $10 Million

A federal jury in Florida recently awarded a sexual assault victim $10.2 million in damages. The plaintiff alleged that a Carnival Corp. employee imprisoned and sexually assaulted her during a Read More

Former Ryder Truck Rental Employee Sues for Disability Bias

A former Ryder Truck Rental employee with a disability is suing the company for disability bias. Johnny Jacobs’ suit alleges that his supervisor wrongfully removed his driving privileges, despite being Read More

AstraZeneca Whistleblower Sues for Age Discrimination and Retaliation

A former AstraZeneca sales manager—and current whistleblower—is suing the company for age discrimination and retaliation. Suzanne Ivie claims that AstraZeneca fired her after she refused to participate in an off-label Read More

JP Morgan Attorney’s Workplace Retaliation Suit Moves Forward

Shaquala Williams, a former compliance attorney at JP Morgan, has sued the company for retaliation after she raised misconduct concerns. The bank filed a motion for summary judgement, alleging Williams Read More

Law Firm’s Products Liability Chair Sued for Sexual Harassment of Subordinate

The products liability chair at Buchalter APC, a law firm in Los Angeles, California, has been sued for sexually harassing and verbally abusing a subordinate. Karen Hurdle, a legal analyst Read More

Class Action Against Tesla Alleges Thousands Laid Off Without Notice

A putative class action suit against automaker Tesla alleges they laid off thousands of workers without issuing federally-required notice. The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act requires employers to provide Read More

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