Tag: Fired

When job terminations occur due to a person’s race, gender or sexual orientation, they are violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Why Forced Arbitration Contracts Are Terrible for Workers

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A former employee of WeWork has filed a lawsuit based on allegations she was wrongfully terminated for alerting coworkers the company might be violating California labor laws. WeWork is a $15 billion San Francisco startup that turns offices into close-knit shared workspaces. The lawsuit also claims she refused to sign an arbitration contract that would … Continue reading

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Yahoo! Sued Over Possible Sexism in the Workplace

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Yahoo!, a popular search engine and internet company, is being sued by a former employee over allegations of gender bias and wrongful termination. According to the lawsuit, which was filed in San Jose, managers at Yahoo! carried out mass firings of males while hiring more females. The lawsuit also alleges that Yahoo! violated California’s WARN … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn from Dr. Phil’s Embarrassing Wrongful Termination Lawsuit?

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Dr. Phil is facing embarrassing allegations that he wrongfully imprisoned 300 employees and shouted them down for leaking information about an upcoming show to the press. The soft-spoken doctor from Texas, also known as Phil McGraw, has been the host of a long-running television series on CBS. A former employee present for the terrifying encounter … Continue reading

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