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Former Georgia Aquarium trainer files sexual harassment lawsuit

  ATLANTA, Ga. — The Georgia Aquarium is one of the biggest family attractions in the southeast, but a lawsuit filed by a former employee claims what goes on away from public view is anything but family-friendly. Erica Zeno was a dolphin trainer, and appeared on the aquarium’s Dolphin Tales show. She insists behind the [...]

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KFC cashier wins $1.7 million judgment in sex harassment case

By Mark Niesse September 10, 2012   Lisa Millican believes her client will be able to collect at least a portion of the $1.7 million judgment. John Disney, Daily Report A KFC cashier who sued her boss for sexual harassment has won a $1.7 million judgment after her employer didn’t mount a defense or hire [...]

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Que’Ana Morris & Leeneeka Bell v. Fulton County 911

Two women gave birth to two healthy girls two years ago. But before that, they both lost their jobs as Fulton County 911 operator trainees because of their pregnancies, they said. After a lengthy investigation, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission agreed with them that they were discriminated against, Channel 2 Action News reported. Now, [...]

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MARTA worker accused of lewd act in front of co-worker

A former MARTA dispatcher said a co-worker exposed himself to her and admitted it, but the company looked the other way. ”I was afraid I was going to get raped,” Ashley Clark told Channel 2’s Tom Regan. She filed a federal complaint and is preparing a lawsuit against the transit agency. The other employee, a maintenance worker, [...]

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Woodruff faces sex-bias claims

Arts center says it will cooperate with EEOC; lawyer for security company downplays EEOC’s determination The Woodruff Arts Center said it will “cooperate fully” with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which last week filed a determination that the center and its security contractor had discriminated against seven female security guards who were fired after [...]

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Hanna to pay three years’ overtime in settlement

Collections attorney Frederick J. Hanna has agreed to pay three years’ worth of unpaid overtime to hundreds of current and former employees, according to a lawyer who sued Hanna and his firm in Fulton County Superior Court earlier this month on behalf of two potential class representatives. Attorney Lisa T. Millican said that Hanna agreed [...]

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