In Savannah, Georgia, a federal discrimination lawsuit has been filed against the district attorney. The suit was filed by a former district attorney’s police officer. The former police officer claims he suffered mental anguish, emotional distress and humiliation by the district attorney. The suit also claims that the plaintiff was pressured to stay in a hotel room with district attorney. The plaintiff was first placed on administrative leave and then fired after being sick. The plaintiff’s suit requests that the DA pay his attorney’s fees, damages for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act, and punitive damages. See: http://www2.wsav.com/news/2011/aug/12/6/federal-lawsuit-filed-against-chatham-county-da-ar-2268106/
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. It is unlawful to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of his/her race or color in regard to hiring, termination, promotion, compensation, job training, or any other term, condition, or privilege of employment. Please visit the EEOC’s website.
The attorneys at Leeds Brown Law, PC believe that discrimination at work, or anywhere else, has no place in a free and democratic society. Our firm has obtained successful decisions involving employment discrimination for clients represented on Long Island, throughout the New York City area and from other parts of the country as well. For a free consultation, please contact Leeds Brown Law, PC at 1-888-5-JOBLAW at One Old Country Road – Suite 347, Carle Place, NY, 11514-1851