Employment & Discrimination. Legal news and articles for August 1 - 3, 2012

Ousted CEO sues Tuesday Morning for discriminationSeven employees sue Beaumont company for age, race and nationality ...Discrimination awards reach record high due to two large NHS payoutsObama Administration Gives Free Pass for Faith-Based Groups to DiscriminateFormer Tuesday Morning CEO Fired After Breast Cancer Diagnosis Files ...Mason files disability discrimination complaint against Tuesday MorningPersistent discrimination against people of African descentMum loses battle over way retailer treated sonEEOC Intake Form Is Sufficient Notice of Discrimination ClaimChick-fil-A's history of workplace discriminationNews: Mother loses dead son's disability discrimination case against AmazonCleco CEO being sued for $18 millionFormer employee sues Dallas Arboretum claiming age, religious discriminationMother loses discrimination battle against online giant AmazonBajan striker wins landmark race discrimination case

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EEOC Intake Form Is Sufficient Notice of Discrimination Claim
Corporate CounselAugust 2, 2012

Neither the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) nor EEOC regulations explicitly define the "charge" that an aggrieved employee must file as a precondition to suit, Wigenton said. The functional definition instead comes from the U.S ...more »

Trucking company settles EEOC racial discrimination lawsuit for $120000
Business InsuranceAugust 7, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—A now-defunct North Carolina trucking company has been ordered to pay $120000 for refusing to hire black loading dock workers, according to a settlement agreement with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Caldwell ...more »

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Ousted CEO sues Tuesday Morning for discrimination
The Associated PressAugust 3, 2012

Kathleen Mason also is seeking unspecified damages and her old job back. The discrimination charges were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Dallas. A representative for Tuesday Morning didn't immediately respond to request for ...more »

Seven employees sue Beaumont company for age, race and nationality ...
Southeast Texas RecordAugust 3, 2012

The defendants are accused of intentionally discriminating against the plaintiffs because of their age, race, and national origin in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, their civil rights, and the Texas Labor Code. According to the ...more »

Discrimination awards reach record high due to two large NHS payouts
PersonnelToday.comAugust 3, 2012

This is according to a survey by the Equal Opportunities Review (EOR), based on cases at the Bury St Edmunds employment tribunal and cases sent to the EOR by individual lawyers. It found that the total amount awarded in discrimination cases in 2011 was ...more »

Obama Administration Gives Free Pass for Faith-Based Groups to Discriminate
Religion DispatchesAugust 3, 2012

Following this approach indefinitely while leaving the Bush-era rules in place forestalls a critical opportunity for prophylactic guidance and presidential leadership against employment discrimination within federally-funded social welfare projects by ...more »

Former Tuesday Morning CEO Fired After Breast Cancer Diagnosis Files ...
MarketWatch (press release)August 3, 2012

(NASDAQ:TUES) , has filed charges of disability discrimination against her former employer with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). In the filing, Ms. Mason says she was removed from her leadership role in June after disclosing to the ...more »

Mason files disability discrimination complaint against Tuesday Morning
Bizjournals.com (blog)August 3, 2012

Kathleen Mason, the former chief executive of Dallas-based Tuesday Morning Corp., has filed a disability discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In the complaint Mason, 63, said she believes that she was fired on June ...more »

Persistent discrimination against people of African descent
Latinamerica PressAugust 3, 2012

Unlike Latin American countries with minority populations of African descent, where is easier to identify inequities in areas such education, health, employment and financial status, in the Caribbean “the indirect discrimination remains a problem, in ...more »

Mum loses battle over way retailer treated son
This is South WalesAugust 3, 2012

She took Amazon to an employment tribunal but a judge found the company was not guilty of discrimination because it did not know about David's disease. Employment judge Roger Harper said: "Amazon's case is compelling, they had no reason to know that ...more »

EEOC Intake Form Is Sufficient Notice of Discrimination Claim
Corporate CounselAugust 2, 2012

Neither the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) nor EEOC regulations explicitly define the "charge" that an aggrieved employee must file as a precondition to suit, Wigenton said. The functional definition instead comes from the U.S ...more »

Chick-fil-A's history of workplace discrimination
Facing SouthAugust 2, 2012

But in fact, the company has been sued at least a dozen times for employment discrimination, according to Forbes magazine. One of the cases involved Aziz Latif, a former Chick-fil-A restaurant manager in Houston, who sued the company in 2002 because he ...more »

News: Mother loses dead son's disability discrimination case against Amazon
HRZone.co.ukAugust 2, 2012

A mother has lost the disability discrimination case lodged against Amazon in a bid to fulfil the wish of her dying son, a former employee of the online retailer. David Peregrine, who was only 36, launched his suit against the shopping web site after ...more »

Cleco CEO being sued for $18 million
Shreveport TimesAugust 1, 2012

The nine, who have a separate $35 million employment discrimination case pending against the utility company, allege in their complaint filed today in U.S. District Court in Shreveport that Bruce Williamson threatened to punish them for pursuing their ...more »

Former employee sues Dallas Arboretum claiming age, religious discrimination
Dallas Morning News (subscription) (blog)August 1, 2012

The Dallas Arboretum and Senior Director of Gardens Jimmy Turner (pictured) is facing a doozy of a discrimination lawsuit from a former employee filed two days ago in the Dallas County district court. In the suit, former Senior Manager of Horticulture ...more »

Mother loses discrimination battle against online giant Amazon
WalesOnlineAugust 1, 2012

She took the company to an employment tribunal but a judge found that they were not guilty of discrimination because they did not know about David's disease. Employment judge Roger Harper said: "Amazon's case is compelling that they had no reason to ...more »

Bajan striker wins landmark race discrimination case
Caribbean360.comAugust 1, 2012

Mark McCammon's case is the first of its kind to be proved by a footballer before an employment tribunal in Britain. (Photo: facebook.com). KENT, England, Wednesday August 01, 2012 – Former Barbados international player Mark McCammon has not only ...more »

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