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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

Starbucks May Have Violated Federal Labor Law with ‘Co-Creation’ Sessions

The National Labor Relations Board has accused Starbucks of violating federal labor law during “co-creation sessions,” which solicited employee grievances and promised improved benefits to workers. These sessions sometimes included Read More

American Airlines Sued for Age Discrimination During COVID-19 Cuts

American Airlines is being sued for age discrimination based on its COVID-19 layoffs. Jennifer Pomis, a 58-year-old former employee who spent 35 years at the airline, claims the airline discriminated Read More

Former Director Sues Elite NY Country Club After Reporting Sexual Harassment

Natalia Grainger, former squash director of the Westchester County Club, filed a lawsuit against the country club recently. Her complaint alleges that she was fired after she noticed and reported Read More

Equinox Settles Age Bias Lawsuit with Former Employee

The fitness company Equinox has settled an age bias claim with a former employee in late October 2022. The plaintiff, a 51-year-old former front desk employee, accused Equinox of firing Read More

McDonald’s Franchisee Who Fired an Autistic Employee Settles EEOC Suit

A McDonald’s franchisee, who fired an autistic employee of 37 years, recently settled an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit for $100,000. The franchisee, who owns and operates “numerous” McDonald’s restaurants Read More

Ex-Fiat Chrysler Worker’s Suit Revived in the Sixth Circuit

Last November, the Sixth Circuit revived a former Fiat Chrysler employee’s suit. The employee claimed that he was fired for taking off time from work, in order to manage his Read More

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