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Judge Rules That Alaska Illegally Fired Assistant Attorney General for Criticizing Trump
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Sony Interactive Entertainment Alleges Gender Discrimination and Bias
On Monday, November 22, 2021, a class action lawsuit was filed against Sony Interactive Entertainment. The complaint alleges that Sony "tolerates and cultivates" a workplace environment that discriminates against female employees.
Posted in: Class-Actions, Discrimination, Employment Law
Wrongfully Terminated Walmart Pharmacist Awarded $27 Million Judgment
On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, the Honorable Jesus G. Bernal of the U.S. District Court, Central District of California, awarded Afrouz Nikmanesh a $27 million judgment in her wrongful termination lawsuit against Walmart. Nikmanesh, a pharmacist formerly employed by Walmart, alleged that the retail giant fired her in retaliation for reporting multiple pharmacy violations and noncompliance with California laws.
Posted in: Employment Law
Tagged: Afrouz Nikmanesh, Retaliation, Walmart, Wrongful Termination