Wrongful Termination. Legal news and articles for May 24 - 31, 2012

Activision settles Call of Duty lawsuitsFormer CEO alleges discrimination in lawsuit against Landon SchoolPotential liability for termination: An employer's perspectiveTerrell Owens gets $50 severance from Allen Wranglers, threatens lawsuitFormer Vandalia Research scientist files suit alleging wrongful terminationWoman considers wrongful termination suit against Rob Turner, who sent her pornFormer Bluffton police officer settles age-discrimination suit for $150KFilippone considering wrongful termination suit against property appraiser who ...Petrochem company responds to man's wrongful termination suitLandon School Employee Alleges Culture of Discrimination Against Hispanics in ...Former Weare officer sues town, says wrongfully terminatedFired officer sues town, policeO'Hara's Sued By Former EmployeeCAL/OSHA: American Reclamation Guilty of 36 Safety ViolationsCAL/OSHA: American Reclamation Guilty of 36 Safety Violations

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In Employment Dispute, Judge Rules Fannie Mae is Not a Federal Actor
The BLT: Blog of Legal Times (blog)May 2, 2012

In a wrongful termination lawsuit against Fannie Mae, US District Judge Rosemary Collyer ruled (PDF) Monday that the mortgage giant should be considered a private company and not a government actor. Caroline Herron, who had served as a Fannie Mae vice ...more »

Fire Agency Settles Tort Claim Filed By Former Deputy Chief
FireFighting News.comMay 4, 2012

United States (Washington) - Clark County Fire Rescue has settled a tort claim filed by a former deputy chief, who alleged wrongful termination and age discrimination, by agreeing to pay him $60000. The settlement reached between Larry Bartel and the ...more »

Wrongful Termination. News and Stories

Activision settles Call of Duty lawsuits
Los Angeles TimesMay 31, 2012

West and Zampella sued Activision after they were let go in March 2010, claiming wrongful termination. Activision countersued, accusing the developers of being disloyal. After West and Zampella's departure, more than 40 game developers who had worked ...more »

Former CEO alleges discrimination in lawsuit against Landon School
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News OnlineMay 31, 2012

by jessica ablamsky, Staff Writer A $2 million wrongful termination lawsuit against the Landon School in Bethesda alleges that headmaster David Armstrong ignored reports that supervisors were discriminating against Hispanic employees.more »

Potential liability for termination: An employer's perspective
Bangkok PostMay 31, 2012

Under Thai law, unfair termination typically applies to situations in which the employee is terminated without cause, with insufficient cause, by grounds that are not stated in the employment contract or in conflict with penalties stated in the work ...more »

Terrell Owens gets $50 severance from Allen Wranglers, threatens lawsuit
Yahoo! Sports (blog)May 31, 2012

... If what TMZ reports is true, embattled Indoor Football League superstar Terrell Owens (who, we believe, used to play in the NFL once upon a time) is getting ready to sue his former team, the Dallas-based Allen Wranglers, for wrongful termination.more »

Former Vandalia Research scientist files suit alleging wrongful termination
State JournalMay 31, 2012

By Andrea Lannom - email A scientist asserting he was terminated in retaliation for complaining about a co-worker's harassing conduct is taking his former employer to court. Mohammed Zuber, 59, of Maryland, filed his federal In his suit, Zuber asserts ...more »

Woman considers wrongful termination suit against Rob Turner, who sent her porn
Tampabay.comMay 31, 2012

By Bill Varian, Times Staff Writer TAMPA — The former human resources director accusing Hillsborough County Property Appraiser Rob Turner of sending her porn is now contemplating a wrongful termination lawsuit against him.more »

Former Bluffton police officer settles age-discrimination suit for $150K
Hilton Head Island PacketMay 31, 2012

In federal court, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act allowed Sours to seek damages unavailable in her wrongful-termination suit, including compensation for back wages and emotional distress. In February, a magistrate ruled the suit could go to ...more »

Filippone considering wrongful termination suit against property appraiser who ...
Tampabay.comMay 30, 2012

By Bill Varian, Times Staff Writer TAMPA — The former human resources director accusing Hillsborough County Property Appraiser Rob Turner of sending her porn is now contemplating a wrongful termination lawsuit against him.more »

Petrochem company responds to man's wrongful termination suit
Southeast Texas RecordMay 30, 2012

GALVESTON - A company sued for discrimination in connection to a local Nigerian-American man's termination has provided its original answer. Christopher N. Ofondu is suing Ineos USA LLC on allegations he was fired from his position as an environment ...more »

Landon School Employee Alleges Culture of Discrimination Against Hispanics in ...
PR Newswire (press release)May 30, 2012

Harrison, who was the Director of the Office of Finance and Operations at Landon, is suing for wrongful termination in violation of public policy and for Landon to put an end to its culture of discrimination. The suit alleges that Landon's actions have ...more »

Former Weare officer sues town, says wrongfully terminated
The RepublicMay 30, 2012

Lou Chatel seeks compensation for wrongful termination, emotional damages and violation of his free speech rights. Chatel worked for the department from 2003 until 2010. The Concord Monitor reports (http://bit.ly/LSMSWv) the lawsuit was filed in ...more »

Fired officer sues town, police
Concord MonitorMay 30, 2012

By Laura McCrystal / Monitor staff A former Weare police sergeant whose lawsuit against the town was dismissed in federal court earlier this year has filed a new lawsuit in state court, seeking compensation for wrongful termination, emotional damages ...more »

O'Hara's Sued By Former Employee
Patch.comMay 25, 2012

A former employee of the Westwood Village bar is suing the owners, alleging wrongful termination, retaliation, sexual harassment and gender discrimination. By City News Service A former employee at a Westwood sports bar has sued her former employer, ...more »

CAL/OSHA: American Reclamation Guilty of 36 Safety Violations
Sacramento BeeMay 25, 2012

The complaint, filed on April 30, included three ULPs for wrongful termination of workers by the company. The 36 citations issued against the company by Cal/OSHA totaled $38895 in penalties. Within the next week, the NLRB will be filing for immediate ...more »

CAL/OSHA: American Reclamation Guilty of 36 Safety Violations
MarketWatch (press release)May 24, 2012

The complaint, filed on April 30, included three ULPs for wrongful termination of workers by the company. The 36 citations issued against the company by Cal/OSHA totaled $38895 in penalties. Within the next week, the NLRB will be filing for immediate ...more »

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