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Macy’s Sued By Transgender Ex-Employee

LOS ANGELES - Alleging three years of sex gender humiliation, harassment, discrimination, intimidation, coercion and emotional distress while serving as a cosmetics department employee of the Macy's Department store in the Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance, Calif., Jason "Jazz" Araquel...

USA Track & Field Fights Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Former USA Track and Field CEO Doug Logan filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the governing body Wednesday, seeking payment after suddenly being fired last month following a 26-month tenure. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Indianapolis, seeks unspecified compensatory damages for terminating...

2nd Circuit Sends N.J. Whistle-Blower Claims Of Ex-Pfizer Executive Back For Reconsideration

NEW YORK -- (Mealey's) A Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Nov. 17 affirmed summary judgment on federal False Claims Act (FCA) termination claims by former Pfizer executive Peter Rost but reversed judgment as to his claims under New Jersey's whistle-blower protection laws ( Peter...

Former ESPN Announcer Sues Network Over Firing

AUSTIN, Texas - (AP) Former ESPN announcer Ron Franklin has sued the network over his firing for reportedly berating a female colleague. The wrongful termination lawsuit filed Monday in state district court in Franklin's hometown of Austin, Texas, claims ESPN had no grounds for dismissing him. The...

Leach Files To Have Texas High Court Review Case

LUBBOCK, Texas - (AP) Attorneys for former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach said Friday they have asked the Texas Supreme Court to review his wrongful termination lawsuit . Attorney Gerard Harrison said there conflicting rulings from appeals courts in Texas on whether the university can claim sovereign immunity...

Judge Clears 'Housewives' Firing Lawsuit For Trial

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A judge says Nicolette Sheridan's wrongful termination lawsuit over her firing from "Desperate Housewives" should go to trial. With the actress looking on, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elizabeth White said Tuesday there were issues a jury should decide about whether...