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Tennessee Court Gives No Quarter to Fired Undocumented Immigrant

Tennessee’s workers’ compensation statute allows injured workers to recoup benefits regardless of whether they are lawfully employed. In a recent case, a West Tennessee federal district court considered whether an undocumented immigrant could file a lawsuit against his former employer, … Continue reading

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Former Hilton Grand Vacations Club Employee Says He was Fired while on Medical Leave

A Pinellas County man alleges he was wrongfully terminated by a timeshare sales company in Orange County while out on medical leave. The man filed a complaint on April 26 in the 9th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida – Orange … Continue reading

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California Administrative Assistant Fired While on Medical Leave Lands $723K Judgment

There are various ways that an employer can be in violation of the workplace anti-discrimination provisions of the Fair Employment and Housing Act. With regard to employees with disabilities, the employer can become liable by failing to provide the employee … Continue reading

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Fired Magistrate Has Due Process But Not Equal Protection Claim

In Edelstein v. Stephens, (SD OH, March 31, 2018), an Ohio federal district court adopted in part and rejected in part a magistrate's recommendations and held that a magistrate/ staff attorney who was fired after she requested eight days off for Jewish … Continue reading

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Librarian fired for reporting porn viewing patron?

This story comes from the Visalia Times-Delta (CA) where a librarian, Brenda Biesterfeld, claims she was terminated for reporting to police a patron who was viewing child pornography. The library denies the reporting is the cause of her termination. Another… … Continue reading

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