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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 ...
Michigan’s Wayne County Jails Plagued with Inhumane Conditions by The jails in Michigan’s Wayne County are “inhumane for everybody,” according to one law enforcement official. The outmoded and dangerous jails were supposed to be replaced, but cost overruns at a new state-of-the-art facility forced the county to discontinue the project. ...
Rare Corporate Prosecution: West Virginia’s “King of Coal” Sentenced for Conspiracy in Mine Deaths by Don Blankenship, the former CEO of Massey Energy, conspired to “willfully violate mandatory mine health and safety standards” to maximize his personal profits, and on April 5, 2010, an explosion attributed to safety violations claimed ...
Programmed to Kill: The Growing Epidemic of Cops Shooting Dogs by John W. Whitehead By John W. Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute - Commentary “In too much of policing today, officer safety has become the highest priority. It trumps the rights and safety of suspects. It trumps the rights and safety of ...
GEO Group Fined More Than $100,000 (by OSHA) by Prison profiteer GEO Group was cited by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) in a June 2012 report with six safety and health violations—totaling $104,000 in fines—at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, which the company formerly managed. OSHA said that, ...
Article • August 11, 2016
Prisoners Bitten by Prison Dogs Snag Settlements from Ohio DOC by Derek Gilna Archie Wilder and Andrew Doan, prisoners in the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, both had the misfortune of being bitten by dogs participating in prison training programs. Both filed suit in the Ohio Court of Claims, ...
OSHA Cites Corizon for Inadequate Workplace Safety on Rikers Island by Matthew Clarke Listing numerous instances of its medical, mental health and dentistry employees being assaulted by Rikers Island prisoners, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited Corizon Health, Inc. for willful violation of Section 5(a)(1) of the ...
Kosilek v. O'Brien, US, Petition, 8th Am denial of medical care for security reasons, 2015 No. IN THE Supreme Court of the United States MICHELLE KOSILEK, Petitioner, v. CAROL HIGGINS O’BRIEN, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Correction, Respondent. On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the United States ...
Brief • April 20, 2016
Pettit v. Ohio Dept. of Rehab. & Corr., Decision, inmate work injury, 2005 [Cite as Pettit v. Ohio Dept. of Rehab. & Corr., 2005-Ohio-3958.] IN THE COURT OF CLAIMS OF OHIO www.cco.state.oh.us DAVID PETTIT, et al. : Plaintiffs : v. : CASE NO. 2003-11798 Judge Fred J. Shoemaker DECISION DEPARTMENT ...
Brief • April 20, 2016
Meeks et al v. DCS et al, NE, Complaint, inmate work auto accident, 2014 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LANCASTER COUNTY, NEBRASKA LEONARD MEEKS and MARTELL BUCHANAN, as Co-Special Administrators of the Estate of Joyce Meeks, Deceased, Plaintiffs, v. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES, STATE OF NEBRASKA, ROBERT P. HOUSTON, Director ...
Article • March 30, 2016
$25,000 Settlement for Pennsylvania Prisoner Injured in Work Squad by A $25,000 settlement was reached in a lawsuit by a former Pennsylvania prisoner who was injured using a jackhammer on a work squad. Jeffrey Thomas was a prisoner at the work camp of the State Correctional Institution – Rockview on ...
Publication • February 16, 2016
Menocal v. GEO Group, CO, Labor Order, July 6, 2015 Case 1:14-cv-02887-JLK Document 23 Filed 07/06/15 USDC Colorado Page 1 of 14 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Judge John L. Kane Civil Action No. 14-cv-02887-JLK ALEJANDRO MENOCAL, MARCOS BRAMBILA, GRISEL XAHUENTITLA, HUGO HERNANDEZ, LOURDES ...
Publication • February 12, 2016
CEO Letter to Board re Inmate Participation Fire Suppression Camp, LA County, 2015 September 29, 2015 The Honorable Board of Supervisors County of Los Angeles 383 Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration 500 West Temple Street Los Angeles, California 90012 Dear Supervisors: AMENDMENT NUMBER ONE TO AGREEMENT NUMBER 78039 FOR FIRE ...
Mississippi Private Prisons Have High Prisoner Assault Rates by Matthew Clarke Mississippi Private Prisons Have High Prisoner Assault Rates by Matt Clarke A report on the number of prisoners assaulted in Mississippi prisons shows that the assault rates in private prisons average two to three times the rate of assaults ...
Article • October 27, 2015
$20,500 paid in NY Prisoner’s Slip and Fall by $20,500 paid in NY Prisoner’s Slip and Fall A New York prisoner received $20,000 for an injury he suffered while on a prisoner work crew. As the prisoner tried to descend from a roof, he slipped on an area where the ...
Article • October 27, 2015
$5,000 Awarded in Settlement for Washington DOC Slip and Fall Accident by $5,000 Awarded in Settlement for Washington DOC Slip and Fall Accident The Washington State Department of corrections settled in November 2004 for $5,000 with Christopher Wirtz, a prisoner at the Stafford Creek Correctional Center. Wirtz was at his ...
Article • September 29, 2015
$35,000 Award to New York Prisoner Burned in Kitchen Accident by David Reutter $35,000 Award to New York Prisoner Burned in Kitchen Accident by David Reutter A New York Court of Claims awarded $35,000 to a prisoner in a negligence suit seeking damages for injuries sustained while working in the ...
$10,000 Settlement for CCA Prisoner Injured in Kitchen by David Reutter $10,000 Settlement for CCA Prisoner Injured in Kitchen by David M. Reutter Corrections Corporation of America paid $10,000 to settle a negligence claim alleging it failed to train a prisoner on how to use a skillet in the kitchen ...
Article • May 6, 2015 • from PLN May, 2015
$500,000 Settlement in Georgia Prisoner’s Death while on Work Crew by $500,000 Settlement in Georgia Prisoner’s Death while on Work Crew The family of a prisoner killed while working on a road crew in Georgia accepted a $500,000 settlement in a wrongful death suit. The main cause of action was ...
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