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Engineer of Iranian descent can proceed with race and national origin discrimination claims

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2011

Hossein Zeinali, who is of Iranian descent, sued Raytheon for race and national origin discrimination under the Fair Employment and Housing Act when it terminated his employment after he was denied a security clearance by the Department of Defense

New trial ordered in police officer’s case alleging discrimination and retaliation

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2011

A jury rejected Mitchell Grobeson’s claims against the City of Los Angeles and Daniel Watson for alleged unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation and constructive discharge

Ministerial exception barred seminarians’ claims for unpaid overtime

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2011

Cesar Rosas and Jesus Alcazar were Catholic seminarians who sued the Corporation of the Catholic Archbishop for, among other things, failure to pay them overtime wages under Washington state law

U.S. court has jurisdiction over Argentinian employees’ claims against Mercedes-Benz Argentina

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • Argentina, USA
  • -
  • July 13 2011

In this case, 22 Argentinian residents (including a Chilean national) sued DaimlerChrysler Aktiengesellschaft (“DCAG”) in federal court in California, alleging that one of DCAG’s subsidiaries, Mercedes-Benz Argentina (“MBA”), collaborated with state security forces to kidnap, detain, torture and kill plaintiffs and their relatives during Argentina’s “Dirty War” in the 1970s

Jury should have been instructed that employer had burden of proof on FMLA reinstatement claim

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2011

Diane Sanders, a utility billing clerk for the City of Newport, Oregon, began suffering health problems, which (according to her doctor) were due to “multiple chemical sensitivity” triggered by handling low-grade paper at work and poor air quality in her work area