Defendant fired Ryan Saunders for a workplace incident. Plaintiff filed a grievance on Saunders’ behalf. The parties proceeded to arbitration pursuant to their collective bargaining agreement, resulting in an award reinstating Saunders and ordering him to an employee-assistance program. Relying ...Read More »
A former employee of a St. Louis County dental office will receive both actual and punitive damages from her former employer after a bench trial involving accusations she was terminated in violation of public policy. “I kept saying all along ...Read More »
Plaintiff was terminated by defendant after his government clearance for classified work was terminated by the U.S. Air Force and plaintiff refused defendant’s requests to “debrief” at a Special Action Program facility. Plaintiff sued for wrongful discharge, but the ...Read More »
A Clay County jury awarded $540,000 to a former sandblaster who said his company fired him for complaining about dangerous work conditions. Plaintiff Matthew J. Curtis won $40,000 for lost wages and emotional distress and $500,000 in punitive damages against ...
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Where an employer sought a writ of mandamus for the withdrawal of a right-to-sue letter issued to a former employee, arguing that the trial court erred in granting the motion to dismiss, the appeal must be dismissed because the record ...Read More »