Outten & Golden LLP, By Tammy Marzigliano, Pawanpreet Dhaliwal, and Brittany Arnold
Daryl Woodruff was an interim superintendent and contender for a leadership position at PG&E. He was fired for fabricated performance issues after he spoke his conscience twice. First, he stood up for himself and his colleagues by complaining of race discrimination to the company’s human resources department. Second, he reported his good faith belief that other PG&E leaders had failed to inspect defective, potentially explosive electrical transformers and lied about it,...
Pilot says he developed app on his own time with $100k of his own money.
A pilot for Delta Airlines is suing his own company for $1 billion, alleging that it stole an app he created.
Captain Craig Alexander, an 11-year veteran who flies 757s, developed a messaging app called QrewLive that facilitated flight crew communications. He says he pitched the app to Delta management, who, after allegedly expressing interest, ultimately turned him down before releasing a similar app of its own.
Alexander says he worked on the project on his own time and spent $100,000...
Opera singer Samuel Schultz announced today that his lawsuit against Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ("Royal Caribbean") has ended with Royal Caribbean agreeing to pay him $300,000 plus attorneys' fees, and to have the Court enter judgment in his favor and against Royal Caribbean, according to Outten & Golden LLP and Scott, Wagner and Associates P.A.
A Baltimore restaurant group that has previously been accused of creating dress codes targeting nonwhite customers has apologized after a black woman posted a video showing a white manager refusing to seat her and her son because he said the boy violated a ban on athletic wear.
The D.C. Circuit on Friday revived a onetime U.S. Department of Justice employee's suit alleging she was denied a promotion that went to a far less qualified man because of her age and gender, saying the "caliber and quantity" of evidence she presented means that a jury should decide if she was discriminated against.
Fierce competition among companies of all kinds for talented technology professionals has led many firms to offer such recruits richer perks and benefits than those in other departments, according to a new survey.
Melissa Pierre-Louis, a partner at Outten & Golden who has practiced law involving the ADA for about a decade, told Patch on Tuesday that the law, amended in 2009, significantly expanded the protections available to disabled applicants and workers.
A recent split panel ruling in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit narrowed the avenues a worker can take to fight alleged religious-protection violations. The case highlighted the unsettled landscape for companies, their employees and the courts.
Emily Sure-Ondara had secured a position at North Memorial Health Care until she explained to the Minnesota hospital that as a Seventh-day Adventist she would observe the sabbath sundown on Friday to sundown on Saturday.
The registered nurse’s request to not work weekends clashed with a requirement—negotiated...
Christine Walika, a longtime executive at the American Bankers Association sued the trade association in Washington, D.C., court Thursday, alleging that women and minorities who work amid its “old boys’ club culture” are subjected to pervasive harassment and discrimination and that she was fired for speaking up about it.