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Marie DiFiore v. CSL Behring, LLC Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Marie DiFiore asserted claims against her former employer, CSL Behring, for retaliation in violation of the False Claims Act, and for wrongful discharge under a theory of constructive discharge in violation of Pennsylvania state
law. The False Claims Act (“FCA”) includes an anti-retaliation provision for employee whistleblowers who engage in activity protected by the FCA. The District Co... More...
   $0 (01-14-2018 - PA)

Kim Mikkelsen v. Public Utility District No. 1 of Kittitas County Washington Supreme Court Building

The Public Utility District No. 1 of Kittitas County
(district) fired Kim Mikkelsen after 27 years of service. Mikkelsen sued the district,
alleging that, among other things, her dismissal violated the Washington Law Against
Discrimination (WLAD), RCW 49.60.180. Specifically, Mikkelsen claims that
Charles Ward, the general manager, exhibited a bias against women and older
emplo... More...
   $0 (10-19-2017 - WA)

United States of America, et al. v. Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals - New Orleans, Louisiana

John King and Tammy Drummond (collectively, “Relators”) appeal the
district court’s grant of summary judgment to Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc., on
their False Claims Act (“FCA”) claims and a subsequent ruling that partly
granted court costs to Solvay. For the reasons explained below, we AFFIRM.
I. Background
Relators are both former Solvay sales and marketing employees. Th... More...
   $0 (09-15-2017 - TX)

Karen Vanover v. NCO Financial Services, Inc.

Plaintiff-Appellant Karen Vanover (“Vanover”) sued Defendant-Appellee NCO Financial Systems, Inc. (“NCO”), on April 23, 2014, for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), 47 U.S.C. § 227, after NCO attempted to collect medical debts from her. See Vanover v. NCO Fin. Sys., Inc., Case No. 8:14-cv-964-T-35EAJ (M.D. Fla. 2014) (hereinafter “Vanover I”). Nearly one year after Vanov... More...   $0 (05-18-2017 - )

Frederick Capps v. Mondelez Global, LLC

Frederick Capps challenges the District Court’s Order
granting summary judgment in favor of Capps’ former
employer, Mondelez Global, LLC (“Mondelez”), one of the
largest manufacturers of snack food and beverage productions
in the United States. Specifically, Capps argues that the
District Court erred in granting Mondelez’s summary
judgment motion on Capps’ claims that Monde... More...
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Jacob Lewis v. Epic Systems Corporation

Epic Systems, a health care software
company, required certain groups of employees to agree to
bring any wage-and-hour claims against the company only
through individual arbitration. The agreement did not permit
* Of the Northern District of Illinois, sitting by designation.
2 No. 15-2997
collective arbitration or collective action in any other forum.
We conclude that... More...
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Margarita Wagner v. People Bank d/b/a Peoples State Bank

Tulsa, OK - Margarita Wagner sued People Bank d/b/a Peoples State Bank on an employment discrimination theory claiming:

1. Plaintiff is an individual with her only residence being in Tulsa County, State of Oklahoma.
2. Peoples Bank, is a domestic bank, with a place of business in Tulsa County, State of Oklahoma.
3. This Petiti... More...
   $12500 (01-22-2016 - OK)

Robert Liebman v. Metroplolitan Life Insurance Company

Robert Liebman began working for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
(“MetLife”) as a sales representative in 1985. When MetLife fired him in 2013, he
brought this action, making an age discrimination claim under the Age
Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”), 29 U.S.C. § 623(a)(1), as well as a
retirement benefits interference claim under the Employee Retirement Income More...
   $0 (12-26-2015 - FL)

Catherine Willis v. Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh

Viewing the record in a light most favorable to the nonmovant, Willis, the facts in this case are as follows. Willis worked as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (“NNP”) at Children’s from August 16, 1993 until her termination on January 13, 2012. (A-375). From 2001 until 2011, Willis served as co-lead NNP. (A-84, A-87). At all times relevant to the instant action, Margaret Lamouree, the nurse manager ... More...   $0 (12-24-2015 - )

Twilladean Cink v. Grant County, Oklahoma

Plaintiff Twilladean Cink appeals from a grant of summary judgment in favor
of defendant Grant County, Oklahoma, on her claims under the Age Discrimination
in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 621-634, and the Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101-12213.1 The district court concluded
that Grant County was not her employer and therefore was not subject to... More...
   $0 (11-27-2015 - OK)

Kazolias v. IBEW

Plaintiffs are three journeymen wiremen who are members of the International3
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 363 (“the union”). The union refers its4
members for jobs with employers who are parties to the union’s Collective Bargaining5
Agreement (CBA) based on referral rules contained in the CBA and additional rules6
promulgated by the union. Members who seek job ref... More...
   $0 (11-12-2015 - )

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. McLane Company, Inc.

This is a subpoena enforcement action brought by the
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against
McLane Company. The EEOC is investigating a charge of
sex discrimination filed against McLane by one of its former
employees, who was fired when she failed to pass a strength
test after returning from maternity leave. The subpoena seeks
information about the company’s... More...
   $0 (10-27-2015 - AZ)

Pham v. James

The relevant facts are undisputed. Mr. Pham is employed as a civilian
electrical engineer at Tinker Air Force Base in Midwest City, Oklahoma. He filed
numerous complaints with the EEOC claiming that he was the victim of workplace
harassment based on his disability and in retaliation for prior EEO activity. An
EEOC administrative judge (AJ) informed Mr. Pham repeatedly that h... More...
   $0 (10-21-2015 - OK)

John M. France v. Jeh Johnson

John France appeals the district court’s entry of summary
judgment in favor of the United States Department of
Homeland Security in this action alleging violation of the
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”).1 We
review a grant of summary judgment de novo. See Pac.
Shore Props., LLC v. City of Newport Beach, 730 F.3d 1142,
1156 (9th Cir. 2013... More...
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Olivia J. Housley v. Boeing Company

We provide only a brief synopsis of the facts here. Other pertinent facts will be
set forth in the discussion of the issues.
Housley began working for Boeing at its Wichita facility in 1979. On February
22, 2005, Boeing entered into an agreement to sell that facility to Spirit; the closing date
of the sale was set for June 16, 2005. At that time, Housley was working as a More...
   $0 (10-12-2015 - KS)

Juan E. Cortes v. MTA New York Transit

8 Juan E. Cortes appeals from Judge Vitaliano’s grant of
9 summary judgment to MTA New York City Transit (“MTA”), dismissing
10 appellant’s claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act
11 (“ADA”), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12112-12117. Before bringing the present
12 action, appellant filed a substantially similar disability
13 discrimination claim with the New York State Division of Hum... More...
   $0 (09-04-2015 - NY)

Christopher J. Moffat v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Christopher Moffat, Clarissa Thompson, and Patricia Schmidt appeal
from the district court’s grant of summary judgment to their former employer, Wal-Mart Stores
East, LP (Walmart),1 on their age discrimination claims brought under the Age Discrimination in
Employment Act, 29 U.S.C. §§ 621–634, and analogous state law, Ohio Rev. Code § 4112.02.
Because there are genuine issues of ma... More...
   $0 (08-17-2015 - OH)

Dawn F. Littlejohn v. City of New York

25 Plaintiff Dawn F. Littlejohn appeals from a judgment of the
26 United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
27 (Sweet, J.) entered on February 28, 2014. Littlejohn alleged that,
28 while employed by the New York City Administration for
Children’s Services (“ACS”), 1 she was subjected to a hostile work
2 environment and disparate treatment based on... More...
   $0 (08-03-2015 - NY)

Natasha DAvis v. Bomdardier Transportation Holdings (USA), Inc.

Plaintiff‐Appellant Natasha Davis brought claims of disability‐based
employment discrimination and retaliation against her former employer,
Defendant‐Appellee Bombardier Transportation Holdings (USA) Inc.
(“Bombardier”). The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New
York (Mauskopf, J.) granted Bombardier’s motion for summary judgment,
findin... More...
   $0 (07-22-2015 - NY)

LOREDANA RANZA v. NIKE, INC., an Oregon corporation; NIKE EUROPEAN OPERATIONS NETHERLANDS, B.V., a foreign corporation,

Plaintiff Loredana Ranza appeals the district court’s dismissal of her complaint alleging sex and age discrimination in the workplace in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000e-2, 2000e-3, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. § 623. Ranza brought claims in the District of Oregon against her former employer, Nike European Operati... More...   $0 (07-19-2015 - )

Reza Yazdian v. ConMed Endoscopic Technologies, Inc.

Plaintiff-Appellant Reza Yazdian is a first-generation Iranian American and nonpracticing
Muslim, who worked as a territory manager for Defendant-Appellee ConMed
Endoscopic Technologies, Inc., for approximately five years. During his tenure at ConMed,
Yazdian received awards, promotions, and praise, but he also had interpersonal problems with
his manager, Timothy Sweatt. In June 20... More...
   $0 (07-14-2015 - OH)

Michael Joseph Sellers v. Deere & Company, also known as John Deere Company; Clyde D'Cruz

Michael Sellers, an employee at Deere & Company (Deere) for over thirty
years, sued Deere and his supervisor, Clyde D’Cruz (collectively, defendants),
alleging (1) age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act
(ADEA), 29 U.S.C. § 621 et seq., and the Iowa Civil Rights Act (ICRA), Iowa Code
§ 216; (2) disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilitie... More...
   $0 (07-02-2015 - IA)

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.

The underlying dispute in this case concerns where housing for low-income persons should be constructed in Dallas, Texas—that is, whether the housing should be built in the inner city or in the suburbs. This dispute comes to the Court on a disparate-impact theory of liability. In contrast to a disparate-treatment case, where a “plaintiff must establish that the defendant had a discriminatory i... More...   $0 (06-25-2015 - TX)

Sabreen Gad v. Kansas State University

Sabreen Gad filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity
Commission against Kansas State University, alleging that she was discriminated
against in her effort to obtain a promotion to a tenure-track faculty position.
Although the EEOC sent her a formal charge document to sign and verify, as both
Title VII and EEOC regulations require, she never did so. Nevertheless, afte... More...
   $0 (05-27-2015 - KS)

Dallas National Insurance Company v. Calitex Corp., Elshir Enterprises, L.P. and Thomas, L.P.

This is an insurance coverage case. Appellees Calitex Corporation; Elshir Enterprises, L.P.; and Thomas, L.P. (collectively, “Calitex”) filed this lawsuit against appellant Dallas National Insurance Company (“DNIC”) seeking, in part, a declaration that DNIC owes a duty to indemnify Calitex respecting a judgment Calitex obtained (the “underlying judgment”) in a separate underlying lawsu... More...   $0 (03-03-2015 - TX)

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