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March 2017 Archives

Married couple allege race discrimination, harassment

A former faculty member and a current faculty member at a noted university in another state have claimed that they were harassed and discriminated against due to their race. The pair, a married couple who are Asian American, have thus decided to sue the university together. When workers in the state of Texas face race discrimination or harassment on the job, it is within their rights to seek to hold their employers accountable for improper conduct.

8 school employees claim sexual harassment

Eight employees at a middle school in a recent out-of-state case sued their school district due to allegedly being sexually harassed. The employees specifically claimed that officials did not provide them with protection from a former colleague who was harassing them. Employers in Texas and elsewhere that allow sexual harassment to take place without taking steps to remedy the situation may be held liable.

Woman reportedly faces sexual harassment, discrimination at work

A woman who previously worked for a municipal solid waste department in another state accused city officials of discriminating against her. Specifically, the city manager, along with other officials, allegedly denied her a promotion due to a sexual harassment claim she had filed against the city manager back in 2014. However, the woman recently got a $300,000 settlement in a workplace discrimination lawsuit she had filed against the city officials. When employers in Texas and elsewhere engage in workplace discrimination, they may be held liable through the civil court system.

Workplace discrimination suit filed against Fiat Chrysler

An automobile company is currently facing accusations of age discrimination. Specifically, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reportedly treated its older workers unjustly when evaluating their job performance. The company ended up giving older employers fewer promotions and less pay than its younger workers received -- a type of workplace discrimination that is illegal in Texas and all other states, according to federal law.

Religious discrimination suit against state settled

A minister who also worked for the government in another state was reportedly fired due to his religious views. He therefore sued the state, alleging religious discrimination, which is illegal in the state of Texas and other states. The suit was recently settled for more than $200,000.

Settlement reached in race discrimination case

A black woman in another state sued a county school district for discriminating against her on the basis of race. However, the school district recently reached a settlement with her. When people face workplace race discrimination in Texas, it is within their rights to seek to hold their employers accountable through the civil justice system.

Woman sues charter school, alleging race discrimination

A woman who used to work at a charter school in another state recently sued the school for racially discriminating against her. In her federal lawsuit, the Asian American woman alleged that, in addition to her facing race discrimination, her free speech right was violated. Anyone in Texas and elsewhere who suffers from racial discrimination has the right to seek justice through the civil court system.

Sexual harassment claims filed against Sterling Jewelers

Hundreds of people who used to work for Sterling Jewelers have accused the jewelry company of allowing an environment in which they could be sexually harassed. They recently filed claims alleging the company's work leaders of also encouraging gender discrimination, which is illegal in the state of Texas and other states. The company's chief executive is among the leaders who have been sued for sexual harassment and gender-based discrimination.

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