June 26, 2012

Wells Fargo fires employee for old criminal past

In Milwaukee, Yolanda Quesada, who worked for Wells Fargo was fired after a background check showed that she shoplifted 40 years ago.   Quesada stated that she was a good employee but was fired after more than five years of service at Wells Fargo.  She also stated that “I think there’s more important things in life than something I did 40 years ago.”  Quesada wants her job back, but that may not be possible since her […]
June 25, 2012

Worker Fired in Michigan when he turned in gun at job

John Chevilott is a former public-works employee in Wayne County, Michigan who was fired after he found a loaded snubnosed revolver and turned it in. The veteran employee of the Department of Public Services thought he was doing the right thing.  He finished his day job and then turned the gun into police later the same evening.  After 23 years of employment, Chevilott was fired for violation of department policies, and his foreman who knew […]
April 24, 2012

Boss Fired Woman Who Donated Kidney to Save Her Life

Lenard Leeds will be representing Deborah Stevens, a Hicksville woman who says she was fired from Atlantic Automotive Group after donating a kidney. Ms. Stevens donated a kidney to the National Kidney Registry to help increase the chances that her boss, Jacqueline Brucia, would receive a kidney.
July 13, 2010

Nichollette Sheridan Files $20 Million “Desperate Housewives” Lawsuit

Nicollette Sheridan, star of ABC’s hit television show Desperate Housewives, filed a lawsuit claiming the show’s creator hit her in the face on the set and that she was then fired in retaliation for complaining about him, “resulting in her losing millions in future earnings.”   Sheridan, whose character was killed off the show last year, is suing for $20 million, alleging assault and battery, gender violence and wrongful termination. She claims series creator Marc Cherry […]