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November 2015 Archives

Transgender prison guard alleges workplace discrimination

After suffering from threats to his physical well-being, a transgender prison guard, who works outside of Texas, claims he will have his case heard in a federal court. He claims that he was the victim of workplace discrimination because of his gender identity. The plaintiff alleges that he suffered harassment at the hands of his co-workers and his supervisors.

Woman cites retaliation from employer after filing wage complaint

Texas residents may be interested in hearing about a case where a woman is alleging that she was fired after she requested back pay for some previous surgery-related time off. She took off work to have surgery and to recuperate from the surgical procedure from December 18, 2014 to January 4 of the next year. She ended up needing additional time for recuperation and did not return to her place of employment for work until January 20. This is how her wrongful termination and retaliation claim got started.

Ex-Capital One employee claims blames termination on retaliation

Even though the law strongly prohibits discriminating against protected classes, this does not mean that it does not happen. A former Capital One Bank employee in Texas alleges that she became the victim of retaliation after she refused to engage in discriminatory practices. She claims that her refusal to comply with requests led to the company forcing her out.

Amtrak sued for sexual harassment of female electrician

Texas workers who have been victims of sexual harassment will know that this kind of harassment can take many forms. It can range from sexual assault or unwanted advances to humiliating behavior that creates hostile work environments. It is the duty of employers to put policies and education in place that will prevent sexual harassment, and employers must also act upon complaints of such behavior.

Wrongful termination suit filed against Little Caesars Pizza

Being wrongfully fired in Texas can do damage to one's self-esteem and even job opportunities. One man in another state said he was unlawfully terminated by his employer, Little Caesars Pizza. As a result, he decided to file a wrongful termination lawsuit against the restaurant.

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