If you’re going to make a discrimination, harassment or whistleblower complaint against your current employer, you must make it internally, with your employer, before proceeding further. And you have to do it exactly as your handbook or policies require. This… Read More ›
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Need Quick Answers About Your Job Rights? We’ll Answer Them. Free.
We’re one of the busiest and most successful employee-rights firms in the country. We know that employees don’t need to hire us for everything that comes up. Sometimes they just have some quick questions and they need quick answers. What… Read More ›
Lawsuit: Disabled Employee Fired After Hip Replacement Surgery
A lawsuit filed this week by Jim Garrity alleges that his client was fired for taking medical leave after hip replacement surgery. She ran out of FMLA leave, and asked for (and was promised) brief additional leave under the… Read More ›
Hiring the Wrong Lawyer for Your Employment Case Will Get You Fired. Here’s Why.
The legal profession is wildly overcrowded. Some law firms, including personal injury firms, are struggling to keep their doors open. In desperation, they run ads for other work, including employment cases. “Hire us for your harassment case!,” some ads we’ve… Read More ›
County to Pay Parks Employee $100,000 to Settle Age Case
Bay County, Florida – the home of spring break mecca Panama City Beach – agreed last night to pay $100,000 to resolve a claim of age discrimination by our client, a 62-year old parks worker who unsuccessfully sought a… Read More ›
Corizon Health, On Eve of Trial, Agrees to Pay in Disability Discrimination Case
One of the nation’s largest healthcare providers served notice on Jim Garrity this month that, to avoid facing him in a federal jury trial next month, it would pay to settle his client’s disability discrimination case. On top of that,… Read More ›
Hiring or Promotion Discrimination? Ask These 25 Questions.
We’re often hired to sue an employer for discrimination over a hiring or promotion decision. This is where lots of discrimination occurs. Many superior employees are denied a job opportunity, or a chance to promote upwards, because of their race,… Read More ›
Lawsuit: Walmart Fired Expectant Mother 11 Days Before Maternity Leave
A new federal lawsuit filed by Jim Garrity alleges that Walmart intentionally fired an expectant mother just 11 days before she gave birth, to avoid having to hold her job until she returned, as the law requires. Such conduct… Read More ›
Would You Like Flies With That?
If there was ever a case that shows the importance of laws protecting whistleblowers, this might be it. Last week Jim Garrity filed a powerful whistleblower lawsuit against a fast-food restaurant franchisee for firing our client after she reported an… Read More ›
Agency Must Pay $85,000 to Officer Who Refused to Overlook Offenses by Prominent Citizens
A small-town Georgia police department has agreed to pay $85,000 to an officer that it pressured to ignore traffic offenses by local politicians and doctors. After the officer refused to treat “elite” residents more favorably than ordinary citizens, the… Read More ›