termination News

Arrested Youth Detention Center Worker Was Fired, Rehired

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former worker at a New Hampshire youth detention center recently charged with holding down a teenage boy during a rape was fired years before that, over allegations of physical and psychological abuse, according to court …

School District Fires Marine Vet Over Medical Marijuana Use

OCALA, Fla. — A Florida high school dean has been fired after he tested positive for marijuana, even though it had been prescribed for him by a doctor to treat post-traumatic stress disorder he incurred in the Marines. The Marion …

Expert Wins Settlement in Whistleblower Case against Cisco

BOSTON — A computer security expert won a rare payout in a whistleblower lawsuit he filed against Cisco Systems Inc. almost a decade ago, after he reported critical security flaws in Cisco video surveillance software used at major U.S. international …

Arkansas Company Settle Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed by a former Heifer International executive has been dismissed with the parties reaching a mediated settlement. Arkansas Business reported Monday that the Little Rock-based charity and former vice president Rafal Laski came to terms over Laski’s claim …

Iowa Pays $180,000 to Working Mom Fired by State

The state has agreed to pay $180,000 to settle the claim of a state worker who was fired after her supervisor expressed skepticism that working mothers can handle high-pressure jobs. That supervisor, Roya Stanley, then resigned from her job at …

New Hampshire Hospital Settles Lawsuit, Denies Wrongdoing

Exeter Hospital has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by a former nurse who said she was fired after claiming medical procedures were not being properly followed in the hospital’s endoscopy unit. Hospital officials earlier this year denied any wrongdoing …

Former Rhode Island Parks Director Suing Town

Former Charlestown parks and recreation director Lisa DiBello has announced plans to sue the town over her firing last year. DiBello, who filed a discrimination claim with the Commission for Human Rights in March, alleges that her termination was retaliation …

Massachusetts Escalator Inspectors Penalized After Death

Officials have begun termination proceedings against two suspended safety inspectors after a 4-year-old boy fell to his death from a store escalator at a mall in central Massachusetts. The Department of Public Safety will also suspend six other inspectors for …

Fired Arizona Cop Files Claim Against City of Goodyear

A former Goodyear police employee has filed a notice of claim against the city. Julio Iglesias’ attorney says her client was denied due process and his First Amendment rights after being terminated in December. Documents show city officials fired Iglesias …