A new lawsuit filed by Jim Garrity against the Leon County, Florida School Board today alleges that a school bus driver was repeatedly sexually harassed by her male supervisor, and became the target of retaliation by other supervisors for reporting… Read More ›
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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: CNA Fired for Seeking Workers’ Comp Benefits
A lawsuit filed by Jim Garrity against a nursing facility alleges that our client, a 68-year old certified nursing assistant (CNA), was fired for seeking workers’ compensation benefits. Unfortunately, her situation is all too common. Many employers fire workers once… 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 ›
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 ›
Pursuing a Discrimination Claim Is Easier Than You Think.
We are often asked, “What do I have to do to pursue a discrimination claim? Is it hard? Will it take a lot of my time?” The answers are simple. First, it isn’t difficult at all. Our office will… Read More ›
Employer to Pay Our Client $250,000 in Race Discrimination Lawsuit
TALLAHASSEE FL – NOV. 4, 2018. The Florida Department of Health, as part of a federal court lawsuit, must pay our client $250,000 to resolve her race discrimination and retaliation claims. The client, a black female who held the… Read More ›
5 Fast Facts About Employers Who Interfere With Your FMLA Rights
The FMLA requires that your employer return you to the same or a virtually identical position upon your return from medical leave. If your job upon your return is worse in noticeable ways, your employer has likely interfered with your… Read More ›
“Employment At Will” Doesn’t Mean “No Right to Fight Back”
The laws that protect you as a job seeker or employer apply whether you work in an “at will” state or not. Many employers tell applicants or employees that they can’t fight back against wrongful treatment because “It’s an… Read More ›
How Do Employers Cheat You On Payday? Let Us Count The Ways.
What’s the most common violation of employee rights we see on a day-to-day basis? Without question, it’s the failure of employers to properly pay employees. This is true whether the employer is a mom-and-pop corner store or one of the… Read More ›