An employee of Krauss-Maffei Corp. claims its Chairman of the Board Josef Martl raped her and then fired her for complaining of it, in Covington, Ky., Federal Court.
CPS Energy is the latest company accused of allowing a supervisor to hang a noose at an employee's desk, despite its racially offensive and terroristic meaning, the IBEW Local 500 claims in Bexar County Court, San Antonio.
An employee claims Dr. Avis Broussad, a dentist, fired her for questioning Broussad's demand that she keep an article of Christian Scripture on her at all times, and donate 10% of her salary to charity, in Detroit Federal Court.
Sales rep Roxanne Moray claims Novartis Pharmaceuticals fired her illegally for refusing to give physicians samples of heart medication that had been stored improperly and were near expiration, in Nashville Federal Court.
In three class-action complaints in Manhattan Federal Court, employees of Citigroup claim Citigroup and its defendant directors imprudently overinvested their 401(k) savings in Citigroup stock since Jan. 1 this year.
Class-action complaints alleging Labor Code violations have been filed against these defendants: Enterprise Rent-A-Car, in Pittsburgh Federal Court; AT&T and Bellsouth Corps., in Atlanta Federal Court; World Café Restaurant, and BB King's Restaurant and Blues Club, in Los Angeles Superior Court; J&G WFR Inc., AAA Auto Club South, and Cemex Inc., in Tampa Federal Court; A-1 Professional Cleaning & Maintenance Services, and American Gardens Realty Corp., in Brooklyn Federal Court; Unite Here Local 355, PGN Hotel LC, Business Representation International, Grand Court Village Inc., Chevron Stations Inc., and E&S Landscaping Service, in Miami Federal Court; Tocodrian Inc., Internal Intelligence Service Inc., alliance Carting & Excavating, Nutrients Plus Lawn Care, Seaworld Seafood Distributors, AGPA Adjusters, Hollykins II Ltd. Partnership, Palm Court NH LLC, and Unique Weston Ltd., in Fort Lauderdale Federal Court; Boca Hotel Associates, in West Palm Beach Federal Court; SRK Investment, Payless Shoe Source, CVS EGL 136th Miami FL LLC, Baby Boomers Adult Serie Inc., Command Security Corp., Norgetown Laundry & Cleaners, Wartisponk LLC, Florida Linen Services, Evans Petroleum Services, TB Isle Resort, Sonesta Hotels of Florida, MAG Trading Corp., and Twin Lakes Racquet Club, in Miami-Dade County Court.
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