Skip navigation

Search

658 results
Article • January 10, 2017 • from PLN January, 2017
BOP Prisoner’s FTCA Wage Suit States Cause of Action by In February 2016, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a Florida district court’s order dismissing a prisoner’s Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) complaint that alleged a Bureau of Prisons (BOP) guard had withheld his wages. Before the Court was ...
Former Prison Doctor Settles Racial Discrimination, Wrongful Termination Lawsuit with Federal Government for $65,000 by Lonnie Burton On January 16, 1997, a former prison doctor who had sued the federal government for racial discrimination resulting in his wrongful termination, agreed to dismiss his case in return for a payment of ...
Article • October 25, 2016
Federal Prison Worker Awarded Back Pay after Grievance Settled at Arbitration by Lonnie Burton The American Federation of Government Employees Council of Prison Locals, Local 510 (AFGE) and the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) entered into a settlement agreement on August 9, 2001, which provided for back pay with ...
Article • October 25, 2016
Federal Court Sends Case Regarding Wrongful Job Termination Based on Felony Convictions to N.Y. State Court with Certified Questions by Lonnie Burton On August 30, 2016, the Second Circuit United States Court of Appeals certified three questions to the New York State Court of Appeals to help them resolve a ...
Bureau of Prisons Pays $145,000 to Settle Handicap Discrimination Lawsuit by Lonnie Burton The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), through the United States Attorney General's Office, agreed to pay a total of $145,000 to settle a 1998 lawsuit brought by a BOP employee who alleged she was discriminated against on ...
BOP Pays $30,000 to Settle Prison Counselor's Religious Discrimination Claim by Lonnie Burton On March 18, 2002, a settlement agreement was finalized resolving a complaint brought by a federal prison counselor who alleged she was targeted for discrimination because of her religious beliefs. PLR is now reporting on this case ...
$100,000 Jury Verdict in BOP Gender Discrimination Case by Lonnie Burton On September 27, 2002, a federal jury sitting in the United States District Court in Colorado found in favor of the plaintiff in a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by a former Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) worker against her ...
Article • October 3, 2016 • from PLN October, 2016
U.S. Office of Special Counsel Assists BOP Whistleblowers by Derek Gilna The federal Bureau of Prisons’ culture of retaliation against whistleblowers appears to be alive and well, at least in the case of Linda Thomas, a BOP employee who was punished for revealing the unearned compensation of her superior. When ...
Article • October 3, 2016 • from PLN October, 2016
Class-action Suit Filed Against GEO Group for Violation of Job Applicants’ Rights by GEO Group and Accurate Background, Inc. have been sued in federal court in New York for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) when conducting criminal background checks on GEO job applicants. The suit, filed on October ...
South Carolina Sheriff Fires Whistleblower Instead of Jailer Who Assaulted Prisoner by Matthew Clarke After a guard at a South Carolina jail repeatedly struck a prisoner who was being strapped into a restraint chair, York County Sheriff Bruce Bryant took decisive action. He fired the jailer who told a television ...
Federal Prison Worker Receives $25,000 Settlement in Claim for Racial Discrimination, Retaliation by Lonnie Burton On June 16, 2003, a federal prison employee settled her complaint against the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), where she alleged she was subjected to racial epithets, and then a slew of retaliatory acts after ...
Federal Prison Guard Receives $58,000 Settlement in Racial Discrimination Case by Lonnie Burton On November 9, 2001, a federal prison guard entered into a settlement agreement with the United States in which he agreed to drop his complaints for racial discrimination in exchange for just over $58,000, back pay, and ...
Federal Prison Guard Receives $45,000 Settlement on Claim of Workplace Discrimination Due to Military Status by Lonnie Burton Matthew Tully worked as a prison guard at the Metropolitan Correctional Complex in New York (MCC-New York) City from 1998-2000. Tully had been a member of the United States Army and was ...
Federal Bureau of Prisons Settles Overtime Dispute with Leavenworth Guards for Nearly $400,000 by Lonnie Burton On November 27, 2000, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) and the Council of Prison Locals, American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 919 entered into a settlement agreement in a grievance filed by ...
$31,500 Settlement for Federal Prison Guard for Racial, Military Discrimination by Lonnie Burton Larry D. Milner was a guard at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in San Diego (MCC-SD) while at the same time being on active duty in the U.S. Navy. Milner, an African-American, filed a complaint alleging he was ...
Federal Prison Whistleblower Receives $2,400 in Retaliation Complaint by Lonnie Burton On July 17, 2003, a former federal prison employee settled his multiple discrimination and retaliation complaints against the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) for $2,400. Documents related to the case just recently were released to Prison Legal News as ...
Arbitrator Awards $1 to Prison Worker in Harassment and Retaliation Claim by Lonnie Burton John K. Faber had been employed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) since 1981. He held the position of Specialty Instructor at the Staff Training Academy (STA) in Artesia, New Mexico, when in 1997 he ...
$60,000 Plus Back-Pay Awarded to Federal Prison Worker to Settle Discrimination Complaint by Lonnie Burton Jai Mutreja worked for the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) South Central Regional Office in Dallas as an electrical engineer. Mutreja is of Indian descent and had filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of ...
Sexual Discrimination Suit Against Bureau of Prisons Settled by Christopher Zoukis A complaint to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) regarding sexual harassment, abuse and intimidation brought against the Bureau of Prisons has been settled. Lynda Kay Laurin, a Human Resource Specialist at Federal Correctional Institution Allenwood, Pennsylvania, filed her ...
Article • September 6, 2016
Discrimination Complaint Against Bureau of Prisons Settled by Christopher Zoukis A discrimination complaint filed by a Mexican-American female employee of the Bureau of Prisons was settled in August 2001. Maria Elena Carnera, a Mexican-American woman, was employed as a prison guard at Metropolitan Correctional Center New York when she filed ...
Page 1 of 33. | 1 2 3 4 5 ... 29 30 31 32 33 | Next »