A California judge ruled the workers, who are suing the warehouse and staffing provider, would likely be able to prove the firing was retaliatory.
The countersuit, filed Jan. 25, reveals an increasingly testy relationship between two high-profile Internet players: Google, the king of search advertising, based in Mountain View, California, and Chicago-based Groupon, the leader in the new online-advertising business with daily deals. Read More
Sex discrimination charges, which were the second-most frequently filed charge, decreased 1.7 percent in fiscal 2011.Read More
More men are alleging sexual harassment in the workplace, a trend many attorneys expect to continue.Read More
Although the woman had previously been considered a 'top employee,' after learning of her pregnancy 'Brookdale began harassing her, causing stress and other complications in her pregnancy.' Read More
In its decision in Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School vs. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission et al., the nation's highest court said the ministerial exception bars only employment discrimination lawsuits.
Most drove shuttle rental cars for cleaning and refueling during the work day at Seattle's Sea-Tac Airport, while the remainder drove the vans that carried workers to and from the car transport locations.Read More
In March 2010, as a company's accidnt-free tally approached the number 666—identified in the 'Revelations' book of the Bible as 'the number of the beast' and a representation of Satan—the employee informed his supervisors that his religious beliefs wouldn't allow him to wear that number.
The court said a $2 million judgment against the parcel service in the case was 'excessive,' because the company's actions only caused monetary harm to Keith Jones, a former UPS package car driver and plaintiff in Jones vs. United Parcel Service Inc.