Tag Archives: 11th Circuit Court

Sears Wrongful Termination Suit Not Covered by Title VII, 11th Circuit Decides

On March 26, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court’s decision to dismiss a wrongful termination suit brought by former Sears employee Janet Brush, who alleged that her termination was retaliation for activity protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. In Brush v. Sears Holding Corp., the Circuit Court held […]

Atlanta PD Refuses to Hire Man Allegedly Because He Has HIV

An Atlanta man has alleged that the Atlanta Police Department (APD) has violated federal law and not hired him because he is HIV positive. Roe, a pseudonym to protect his future employment interests, originally filed a claim in September 2008 with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District Court of Georgia claiming hiring discrimination […]