September 27, 2012

Doctoral student sues Columbia University for sexual harassment

A gay Chilean doctoral student, Alberto Leguina Ruzzi, 25 years old, is suing Columbia University. He claims that he was fired from his job after complaining that a supervisor sexually harassed him. He alleges that Dr. Qais Al-Awqati, professor at Columbia’s College of Physicians and Surgeons sent him a picture of himself and asked him whether he would date an older man, eight days after he began working at Columbia University Medical Center in Manhattan. […]
August 10, 2012

Burger King employees fired for picture of feet in lettuce

A picture of an employee with his feet in lettuce bins at a Burger King in Mayfield Heights, Ohio recently showed up on the internet and on Facebook. As a result of the incident, the franchisee took immediate action by investigating the situation and terminated the three employees involved. The Burger King location in which it happened was an independently owned and operated by a Burger King franchisee. Food safety is a major priority at […]