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Jury awards ex-Doña Ana County employee $250,000 in hostile work environment and retaliation lawsuit

A New Mexico jury agreed that former Doña Ana County Public Works Director Jorge Granados was subjected to a hostile work environment and retaliation. The jury awarded Granados over $250,000. Granados claims that he was retaliated against and [...]

Supreme Court ruling makes it harder to sue bad bosses for retaliation

Supreme Court ruling makes it harder to sue bad bosses for retaliation

A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling will make it harder for you to sue your bad boss for retaliation. In the case of University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Naiel Nassar, Nassar sued the university for discrimination and [...]

IRS employee files retaliation lawsuit

IRS employee files retaliation lawsuit

The IRS is being sued for retaliation by one of its employees. Anthony Zecchino, who worked for the Internal Revenue Service in Nevada for 14 years, claims that he was retaliated against for filing a discrimination claim with the Equal Employment [...]

Jury awards $17,500 to former lifeguard who filed retaliation lawsuit

Jury awards $17,500 to former lifeguard who filed retaliation lawsuit

A former lifeguard at the Virginia Beach Lifesaving Service was awarded $17,500 by a jury that found that she was subjected to retaliation for filing a discrimination claim with the EEOC. Robin Lang had originally filed the discrimination claim [...]

Former Ohio firefighter files EEOC discrimination complaint after witnessing coworker Nazi salutes

Former Ohio firefighter files EEOC discrimination complaint after witnessing coworker Nazi salutes

A 28-year veteran firefighter has filed an EEOC discrimination complaint against the Shawnee Fire Department. Paul Way claims that he was fired in December 2012 for complaining about coworkers making Nazi salutes to fire chief Todd Truesdale, who [...]

Sumter County Sheriff Johnny Hatter sexual harassment lawsuit settled

Sumter County Sheriff Johnny Hatter sexual harassment lawsuit settled

The Sumter County Sheriff Johnny Hatter sexual harassment lawsuit has been settled. Former secretary Margaret Shields filed the lawsuit in December 2009 after allegedly being subjected to a sexually hostile work environment by Hatter and other [...]

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