The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California will oversee the consolidated legal complaints of a man who alleges that his employer dismissed him in an act of retaliation. The man had been involved in a business deal with Roadrunner Intermodal Services when it bought all of stock for Central Cal Transportation in 2012. He also accepted a position to work as vice president of Central Cal Transportation after Roadrunner assumed ownership. His lawsuit aims accusations of failure to pay wages, libel, slander and wrongful termination at Roadrunner.
The way that you are classified as a worker can be very important to the wages you earn. This is because different types of workers have differing wage rights. One example of this are the disparities between wages earned by employees versus wages earned by independent contractors.
According to news reports, a transgender man who previously worked for Google is suing the company for wrongful termination and retaliation. The man filed his lawsuit on Feb. 21 in San Francisco County Superior Court.
California residents who are looking for work may be able to find it at 24 Hour Fitness. However, former employees have filed many complaints about the company in the past 20 years. One former manager said that the company was more focused on bringing in members than making a difference in anyone's life. In response, it has tried to curtail the ability of its workers to file such claims in the future. However, their actions may have violated federal labor law according to the National Labor Relations Board.
A 2016 study conducted by an EEOC task force found that only 6 to 13 percent of those who are harassed at work file a complaint. Harassment based on gender was unlikely to be reported while just 8 percent of incidents involving unwanted touching were reported. Most victims in California and elsewhere failed to report harassment out of fear that nothing would happen after a claim was filed.