When management approached Megs (@spicychickenslinger on TikTok) and asked her to resign from her position, a swarm of TikTokers advised her against it. “DO NOT QUIT LET THEM FIRE U I PROMISE YOU!” one person wrote. Another commented ,“don’t quit – let them fire you and apply for unemployment.
Working Solutions’ Partner Brendan Sweeney filed a class action complaint on behalf of former loan officers at CrossCountry Mortgage for overtime and wage claims, as well as disputing the company’s alleged practice of requiring employees to work for free.The lawsuit, filed in the Northern District of Ohio, – where
A former female employee of Ford Motor Co. sued the company for allegedly retaliating against her after she submitted a sexual harassment complaint. The woman, who made numerous complaints to human resources about excessive catcalling, inappropriate staring, and comments on her uniform, was ultimately fired from Ford Motor Co.
Amazon’s attempt to dismiss a lawsuit against one of its managers was overruled in federal court last month. An ex-Amazon warehouse manager was named as a defendant in Washington court for his disparaging remarks against a female, Latinx worker. The woman accused her supervisor of comparing her to Pablo
Activision Blizzard, the video game company that produced popular games including Call of Duty and Guitar Hero, has been fined $35 million by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for violating whistleblower protection rules. Just last year, the company paid $18 million to settle an EEOC lawsuit regarding claims of
A former manager of the Twin Mills Golf Club in North Carolina sued his employer for allegedly retaliating against him after he spoke out against pervasive sexual harassment at the country club. Kenneth Bauman filed a civil rights complaint and cited violations of the North Carolina Retaliatory Employment Discrimination
Service dogs are becoming increasingly common in workplace accommodations requested by employees that have disabilities. In January 2023, U.S. District Judge Paul D. Borman granted a hospital’s request for summary judgment after a student intern sued the facility for disability discrimination when her service dog accommodation was removed. A summary
Microsoft announced it would lay off 10,000 workers this month, on trend with other companies in the industry including Amazon and Meta. One of the largest tech companies in the world, Microsoft’s CEO, Satya Natella, referenced economic turbulence and suggested the company was strategizing for the next wave of
Amidst a market downturn, mortgage lending company Rocket has been hit with a class action lawsuit for allegedly failing to provide overtime compensation to its bankers. Rocket yielded its position as the largest mortgage lender in 2022 when the Fed increased interest rates, subsequently increasing mortgage rates. In an attempt
A senior managing director was fired from her job at an integrated financial services boutique after she reported gender discrimination and unequal pay. According to the complaint filed in January 2023, Ann Deaton was a leading financial manager – a “$2 million+ producer” ranked in the top 1% of female
A former MGM Resorts International employee who was fired for rejecting his company’s vaccine mandate has filed a civil rights lawsuit in Nevada for religious discrimination. The casino and hotel chain required all salaried and new hire employees to be vaccinated before October 2021, with exceptions for remote workers.
FTC chair, Lina Khan, proposed a rule last week that would prohibit businesses from including non-compete clauses in their employment contracts with workers. Citing research that one in five workers are bound by a non-compete clause, Chairperson Khan also referenced a 1944 Supreme Court case to express that the