Sexual Harassment, Age Discrimination, Racial Discrimination, Retaliation

Plaintiff, a 26 year employee who painted computer parts was diagnosed with cancer and requested and was give medical leave. In his anticipated long-term absence, Employer replaced Plaintiff with a younger full time painter and when he returned to work 9 months later was reassigned to a different shift part time as Employer had all full time positions filled. Plaintiff was subsequently terminated when it was learned he sustained a shoulder injury at work and went on disability and filed a worker’s compensation claim.  Plaintiff alleged he should have been reinstated in his prior full time position before his shoulder injury along with alleging he was terminated because of his disability and age. Employer defended contending a reduction in work force due to a downturn in the economy. Case settled for a confidential amount.

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