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White v. Lynch, FL, Decision on Class Complaint, Sexual Harassment Female Guards, 2013 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION MIAMI DISTRICT OFFICE HEARINGS UNIT DECISION In the Complaint of Taronica White, Et al., v. EEOC Case No. 510-2012-00077X Eric Holder, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau ...
White v. Lynch, FL, Settlement Agreement, Sexual Harassment Female Guards, 2016 EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION Miami District Office Taronica White, et al., Complainants, v. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Department of Justice, Agency. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) EEOC No.: 510-2012-00077X Agency No.: BOP-2011-00528 ...
Article • February 21, 2017
BOP Agrees to Settlement After Its Demotion Action Found Without Cause by Following a ruling in favor of an employee by the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, a settlement was reached between the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) and the employee. John E. Cannon was the Acting Warden at Federal ...
$94,000 Settlement over New York Jail Discriminating Against Pregnant Guard by A U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) lawsuit brought against Niagara County, New York, over employment discrimination against a pregnant county jail guard drove the county's litigation expenses to a new record high in 2015. In addition to paying the ...
Prisoner Deaths, Labor Conflicts Precipitate Loss of CA County Corizon Contract by Derek Gilna In August 2016, the Alameda County, California Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to end its ties with Corizon Health, Inc., and awarded a contract for county jail medical services to California Forensic Medical Group (CFMG). The ...
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 ...
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