Scharfenberger Law Blog

Female Police Officer accused of sexual harassment

  A Missoula police detective who investigates Internet sex crimes has filed a lawsuit against the police department alleging a female officer sexually harassed him. Missoula City Attorney Jim Nugent told the Missoulian the state Human Rights Bureau denied Detective […]

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San Francisco firm accused of sexual harassment

Bay Area firm accused of sexual harassment by three executive assistants. Three executive assistants with San Francisco-based venture capital firm CMEA Capital have sued the firm and one of its former partners for sexual harassment, in a vivid complaint that […]

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Company Fired Employee for Not Wearing Prosthetic Arm

Company Fired Employee for Not Wearing Prosthetic Arm, Federal Agency Charged.   A Florida full-service asset protection security firm violated federal law by firing an employee because of his disability, a missing arm, and then punishing him for complaining about the […]

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Chicago Club pays $100,000 in Sexual Harassment Settlement

Federal Agency Says South Loop Club Allowed Harassment of Female Employees. CHICAGO – South Loop Club, a Chicago bar and grill located at 701 S. State St., will pay $100,000 under a consent decree entered today to settle a sexual […]

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EEOC Sues Food Retailer for Firing Bipolar Worker

EEOC Sues Food Retailer for Firing Bipolar Worker The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued food retailer King Soopers Inc. for firing a worker who is bipolar, alleging that the company violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. Employment discrimination […]

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Noose hung in restaurant to intimidate African America worker.

Noose hung in restaurant to intimidate worker.  Northern Star Hospitality D/B/A Sparx Restaurant: (W.D. Wisc.) filed 3/27/12 by Chicago District Office – The Commission alleges that Sparx, a Menomonie, Wis. restaurant, managers posted racist imagery and then fired an African-American […]

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Dillard To Pay $2 Million to Settle Disability Discrimination

Dillard’s to Pay $2 Million to Settle Class Action Disability Discrimination Lawsuit by EEOC.  LOS ANGELES -Dillard’s Inc., a national retail chain, will pay $2 million and commit to extensive, company-wide injunctive relief to settle a class action disability discrimination […]

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Sexual harassment in Great Britian.

Sexual harassment in Great Britain.  Controversy at the Liberal Democrat party. Allegations have surfaced that a high profile senior member, Lord Rennard, has been accused of sexually harassing fellow female Liberal Democrat colleagues. Rennard, who denies these claims, is regarded […]

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Priests Complain of Sexual Harassment Against Archbishop

U.K.’s Top Cardinal Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Complaints From Priests On Saturday, the U.K.’s Observer reported that three priests and one former priest came forward to accuse Britain’s most senior Archbishop, Keith Cardinal O’Brien of Scotland, of “inappropriate behavior” spanning […]

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Sexual Harassment in Trucking Industry

Trucking Pays $50k to settle harassment lawsuit.   A trucking company will pay $50,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit, a token payment to avoid trial in a closely watched case that has sharply limited the government’s ability to file […]

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