Tag Archives: disability discrimination

NJ Employee allege Retaliation for Whistleblowing

City Worker fights for Fair Wages New Jersey – A male employee, Patrick “PJ” Leonard, working for the city of Bayonne, NJ has filed a lawsuit in Hudson County Superior Court against the city alleging that he experienced workplace retaliation as a result of whistleblowing. Whistleblowing occurs when an employee offers information regarding workplace misconduct… Read more »

CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL SETTLES BREAST CANCER DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION SUIT FOR $300,000

Recently, a children’s hospital in California settled a disability discrimination lawsuit with a former employee who was fired because she needed extra time to receive treatment for breast cancer. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which filed the lawsuit, the hospital fired the employee because she needed to take a medical leave that… Read more »