Zatuchni & Associates currently represents a former Fire Commissioner for Franklin Township, New Jersey, in a defamation suit against several individual fire company officers. The client, an Iraq war veteran who happens to be gay, opened a MySpace social networking account in 2004. At that time, all MySpace accounts were public and accessible by anyone… Read more »
Recently, Zatuchni & Associates negotiated a $200,000 settlement of an employee’s age discrimination and retaliation claims. The employee in question worked for over two decades as a clerk for a Fortune-500 shipping company. He alleged that, once he reached his sixties, his managers began subjecting him to a string of bogus disciplines in order to get him fired. In particular, he alleged that management issued him a citation, and ultimately terminated him, for failing to provide a doctor’s note excusing his absence from work, when in fact the employee had provided such a note on several occasions.
Zatuchni & Associates is delighted to announce that it secured a $190,000 settlement for a client’s age discrimination claim. The client in question was a long-standing salesperson for a large, multi-national pharmaceutical company. In her suit, she alleged that, once she reached her fifties, the company targeted her with false discipline/negative performance reviews as part… Read more »
Zatuchni & Associates recently obtained $200,000 in settlement of an employee’s “whistleblower” claim, filed under the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA). The employee, who worked at a chain grocery store, alleged that he witnessed his manager re-packaging and selling products that were well past their expiration dates. The employee further alleged that his… Read more »