June 9, 2015

Former Sales Manager Alleges Harassment and Discrimination

Life Alert Accused of Sexual Harassment and Age Discrimination Life Alert Emergency Response, Inc., the California-based manufacturer of the wearable emergency alarm system, has been named as a defendant in a lawsuit in state court in Manhattan. The complaint seeks damages for age discrimination, as well as wrongful termination. The Life Alert system is well known to consumers because of its popular tag line, “Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.” The complaint, filed […]
August 7, 2013

EEOC Accuses Health Insurance Broker of Age Discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against a Melville, New York based health insurance brokerage, alleging that the company systematically discriminated against certain employees based on their age. In the complaint, the EEOC claims that PJP Health Agency Inc. routinely subjected only its three administrative staff members older than 40 to vulgar, age-based insults and eventually fired the employees for complaining about the ongoing harassment. The lawsuit was filed on […]
June 25, 2012

EEOC Age Discrimination Suit Settled by NY law firm

In New York, the law firm of Kelley Drye & Warren, will end its policy of requiring partners to give up their ownership interest in the firm once they reach 70 years old and have agreed to pay $574,000 to an attorney who continued to practice at the firm after he turned 70.  According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the law firm’s old policy held that attorneys who wanted to practice after […]
February 21, 2012

Arizona Bank accused of Age and Sex Discrimination brought by EEOC

In Arizona, a financial corporation doing business as the Bank of Albuquerque, has been accused of unlawfully terminating two managers, Elizabeth Morantes and Yolanda Fernandez because of their age.
August 15, 2011

Municipal Workers’ Bias Lawsuits on the Rise

Discrimination cases filed by city employees in New York has been on the rise, particularly during Mayor Bloomberg’s first two terms in office, at rate of 12 percent higher than Rudolph W. Giuliani’s two terms as mayor.
July 22, 2011

Woman Sues Boss For Discrimination Based On Gray Hair

Sandra Rawline, who is 52 years old and an escrow officer at Capital Title of Texas, is suing her boss in Texas because he allegedly ordered her to dye her gray hair, to wear “younger fancy suits”, and more fancy jewelry.
June 27, 2011

Air Force Commander Accused of Discrimination

Air force commander Col. Randal Bright of the 512th Airlift Wing at the Dover Air Force Base in Delaware is currently under investigation after three other officers have accused him of promoting an environment of intimidation, favoritism, sexism and age discrimination.