Harris Ranch sued after firing worker who took medical leave for cancer treatment

A woman filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against her employer for allegedly firing her after she took medical leave to undergo chemotherapy following breast cancer surgery. She had been working for the…

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Harris Ranch sued after firing worker who took medical leave for cancer treatment

A woman filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against her employer for allegedly firing her after she took medical leave to undergo chemotherapy following breast cancer surgery. She had been working for the…

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Survey reveals workplace discrimination persists in United States

A recent survey by job website Glassdoor points to some concerning data about the prevalence of discrimination at work. Almost 60 percent of employees in the United States claim they have seen,…

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African American UCLA worker wins $1.58 million in hostile work environment case

Whether it is a corporate office or a restaurant kitchen, all workplaces are legally required to be free from discrimination and harassment. A hostile work environment is one in which pervasive verbal…

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Former fast food worker awarded $15.4 million in disability discrimination lawsuit

The fast food industry is notorious for poor labor practices that range from denying workers their rightful wages to ignoring complaints about sexual harassment. Employees may hesitate to speak up about workplace…

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Blind woman gets $570,000 from Mercy Medical Center for disability discrimination

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is based on the principle that every person has the right to have a normal, productive career. The federal disability law bars employers from discriminating against…

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Cheesecake Factory sued for firing worker in retaliation for discrimination complaint

A former Cheesecake Factory employee filed a wrongful termination and retaliation lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against the popular restaurant chain. She was allegedly fired in retaliation for complaining about a…

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LAPD officer wins $1 million in disability discrimination lawsuit

Just because an employee has a disability does not mean they must stop working. Under the law, employees with disabilities have a right to keep their jobs and seek damages against employers…

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Sushi restaurant ordered to pay almost $30,000 in back wages to cooks

Employers looking to cut corners may sometimes think they can get away with not paying employees all the wages they have earned. Not only does such behavior result in employees missing out…

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