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Former Researcher Sues Nomura Alleging Violations of Sex Discrimination and Medical Leave Laws

It is well known that the financial industry has historically been dominated by men and that many female employees have been the victims of sex discrimination and other forms of Read More

Court Allows Fired Worker to Bring FMLA Claim Against Both Companies in Joint Employment Arrangement

Complicated corporate structures often result in situations where one employee in one position is doing work for two or more separate employers. This raises the question as to which company Read More

Federal Court Rejects Wells Fargo’s Defense for Firing Whistleblower

As a regional bank executive for Wells Fargo, John Sotoodeh oversaw hundreds of branches in California and throughout the Southwest region. During his time at the multinational financial institution, a Read More

EEOC Sanctions Company for Using AI as an Age-Discrimination Tool

It seems that we are hearing constantly about new applications for Artificial Intelligence (AI) programs. Depending the particular situation, this technology might seem useful or frightening. However, a China-based online 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

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

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

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

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Critical Whistleblower Protection Case

On May 1, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Murray v. UBS Securities LLC, a case that could have far-reaching implications for federal whistleblower protections. The court's decision will Read More

Medical Device Component Manufacturer Settles Age-Based Discrimination Claim for $460,000

A Swiss-based medical device component manufacturer has settled an age-based discrimination lawsuit for $460,000. Fischer Connectors was sued for age bias, including replacing older workers with younger, less-qualified candidates, forcing Read More

Fired Whistleblowers to Receive $15,000 in Back Wages

Fired Whistleblowers to Receive $15,000 in Back Wages A Texas dental practice has been ordered to pay a combined $15,706 in back pay to two former employees. The workers claimed they Read More

Boeing’s Motion to Dismiss Age Bias Retaliation Suit Fails

Boeing’s motion to dismiss an age bias and retaliation suit has failed in Washing federal court. U.S. District judge Tana Lin denied the corporation’s argument that the lawsuit was filed Read More

Former Texas City Manager Awarded $12.5 Million in Discrimination and Retaliation Suit

A federal jury in Texas awarded a Black former city manager $12.5 million in damages after finding for him in his discrimination and retaliation suit. Odis Jones sued the city Read More

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