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After subjecting her to racist comments such as, "I am glad you act like a white person," Advance America and Cash Advance Centers of California wrongfully fired her because she complained of it and refused a transfer to Taft, which is known for Ku Klux Klan activity, Charqual Watkins claims in Kern County Court, Bakersfield.

Trinity Food Services illegally fired a worker because she reported she had been sexually assaulted at work at the county jail by Hillsborough County Sheriff's employee Randy Pratt, the woman claims in Tampa Federal Court.

FedEx retaliated against Natalie Altiner for her truthful statements about another woman's sexual harassment complaint, Altiner claims in Dothan, Ala., Federal Court.

Class-action complaints alleging Labor Code violations have been filed against these defendants: Volt Telecommunications Group, and Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park, in Los Angeles Superior Court; Broadcom Corp., in Orange County Court, Calif.; Eurocraft Contracting, and Vision Lens Express, in Brooklyn Federal Court; Star Line, in Bay City, Mich., Federal Court; DB Parking Lot and Janitorial Maintenance, in Chicago Federal Court; Lennar Corp., and Residential Elevators, in Fort Myers, Fla., Federal Court; Aventura Limousine & Transportation Service, in Miami Federal Court; and Home 1st Lending, in West Palm Beach Federal Court.

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