Employment

     A worker claims her supervisor blamed her chronic hypertension on her “being fat” and suggested she tackle it with “a diet and exercise in a swimming pool,” in Kansas City, Mo., Federal Court. Judy Shepard has sued Army Secretary Peter Geren.




     
     Kelly Services knew that one of its employees was HIV positive, but it wrote him up for absences and later fired him after he came down with an HIV-related illness, Kevin Casey claims in San Francisco Superior Court.
     
     Class-action complaints alleging Labor Code violations have been filed against these defendants: Milos Inc. dba Estiatorio Milos New York, Falafel & More LLC and IMR Food in Manhattan Federal Court; JPMorgan Chase in Kings County Supreme Court; Chemco Corp., Advantage Home Loan, RCC Associates, Smart Choice Suites and Wendy’s of N.E. Florida in Miami Federal Court; D&D Commercial & Residential Painting in Alameda County Superior Court; and Perfect Image Orchid in San Mateo County Court.

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