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Chrissie Cole

EEOC Workplace Discrimination Complaints High In 2009

New data released by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), marked 2009 the second highest number of workplace discrimination complaints ever filed.
Overall, the EEOC received…

Chrissie Cole

Bahama Breeze Settles Harrassment Suit

The Bahama Breeze restaurant chain has agreed to pay $1.26 million to settle a racial harassment lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The lawsuit stemmed from the…

Chrissie Cole

Workplace Discrimination Cases On The Rise

Newly released figures show, discrimination claims against bosses dramatically climbed by about a third last year.
Nearly half of all workplace cases are race-related while complaints about age…

Chrissie Cole

Ohio Supreme Court Allows Workplace Discrimination Case Against City to Proceed

Former Fire Chief Michael Dworning was granted approval to proceed with a workplace discrimination lawsuit against the city. The Ohio Supreme Court’s decision on Tuesday, upheld a previous ruling…

Richard Schulte

MDL CEO convicted in Ohio investor loss

A Pittsburgh hedge fund manager was convicted Tuesday of defrauding Ohio’s workers’ compensation system.Mark Lay, CEO of MDL Capital Management, faces up to 20 years in prison for investment advisory fraud, mail fraud and conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.The charges were linked to the loss of $216 million he invested for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation in a highly-leveraged…

Richard Schulte

Annette Brown takes on City Hall

City of Dayton Employee Annette Brown has a college degree, an MBA, and had worked in finance for 6 years. Until recently she was a dedicated civil servant. Now the City has placed her on administrative leave and she faces a hearing on August 27th to terminate her employment because the City of Dayton claims she is in violation of the city charter requiring that she “reside” and “live” within…