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May 2014 Archives

Woman claims workplace discrimination led to termination in Texas

In this case, a woman is claiming that she was fired from her job unlawfully. If you've gone through this kind of struggle, then you know that it can be hard to seek the justice you deserve. If you've been unlawfully terminated, discriminated against or harassed at work, you do deserve to seek compensation and get the justice you want, just like she is trying to do.

Texas police chief accused of covering up sexual harassment

Cases of sexual harassment are often a case of "he said, she said," which makes it difficult to determine the truth. Those in charge must still take action or risk a backlash of public option, as one Texas police chief is going through right now.

Discrimination verdict forces Microsoft to pay in Texas

When you're hard at work, the last thing you want is to be fired due to your race, gender, or relationships. Sometimes, these situations can be seen as wrongful termination, and if yours is, you may be able to seek compensation for the wrongful dismissal from your job. Take for instance this case about Microsoft that was posted on May 12. According to the story, Microsoft is now being asked to pay $11.6 million in a discrimination and wrongful termination lawsuit.

Man claims sexual harassment led to him leaving company in Texas

When you're at work, a hostile work environment can make you feel terrible. It's degrading and unacceptable to work in those conditions, and if sexual harassment is something you're having to deal with, it may be time to take steps against the harassment. Your situation could be similar to that of this man from Texas. He's claiming that a school district and a number of officials from the district forced him to resign despite alleging that he was having to work in an atmosphere with sexual harassment against him.

Discrimination in Texas leads to $55,000 payment

An African-American man who worked for a food processing company in Texas was allegedly subjected to abuse that was both racial and sexual in nature. He claimed that other people who he worked with would use derogatory names if they were talking to him. He also reported instances of sexual contact that were deemed inappropriate. One of the people who was implicated was another man who was a supervisor.