There are many things to love about Colorado, especially in the Denver area. But according to a recent report by the National Partnership for Women and Families, a good environment for employees who are parents is not one of those things.
A former employee of Colorado Christian University has filed a lawsuit against the school in the Denver County District Court. She says the school committed employment discrimination by violating her right to take time off under the Family Medical Leave Act.
In two separate lawsuits, a former employee of a Boulder-based non-profit organization has accused the group of wrongful termination and violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The clothing retail store Hollister, an Abercrombie & Fitch subsidiary with three Denver-area locations, will be the subject of a nationwide class-action suit after a recent ruling in federal court. A District of Colorado judge originally ruled in 2011 that the front of Hollister stores, which are elevated, violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Colorado residents may be familiar with the breakfast food chain International House of Pancakes, or IHOP. The popular restaurant chain has 1,550 locations throughout the nation and even internationally. But IHOP is currently facing an employment discrimination lawsuit in federal court. The litigation is based on the claims of four former employees who say they were wrongfully fired because of their religion.