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Piping Technology & Products sued for age, racial discrimination against former paint shop supervisor

HOUSTON – A former paint shop supervisor with a local pipe support manufacturer claims he was terminated as a result of his complaints about racial and age discrimination.

Registered nurse alleges The Right Solutions owes unpaid overtime wages

HOUSTON – A registered nurse claims a medical facility staffing company misclassified her as an independent contractor and not an employee.

Su Familia Cars & Trucks LLC alleged to have failed to pay overtime wages

HOUSTON – Former employees of a car dealership allege they were not paid for overtime work.

Freelance photographer alleges Willie Nelson photo was published without attribution

HOUSTON – An Indiana freelance photographer alleges his photo of singer Willie Nelson taken in 2009 was used without his permission by a media company.

American Income Life Insurance alleged to have called consumer after revocation of consent

HOUSTON – A Houston woman alleges a McKinney-based life and health insurance product provider is calling her without her consent.

Woman alleges Quanta Services wrongfully terminated her

HOUSTON – A Brazoria County woman alleges she was terminated from her job in retaliation for taking a medical leave.

Man files age discrimination suit against Hostmark Hospitality Group, Raintree Enterprises College Station Inc.

HOUSTON – A Brazos County man alleges his age was a factor in his termination from a chief engineer position at a convention center.

Former employees allege Rescar Cos. owes unpaid overtime wages

HOUSTON – Former employees of a railroad switching provider allege that they are owed unpaid overtime wages.

Geoscientist accuses ExxonMobil of racial, age discrimination

HOUSTON – A former geoscientist with ExxonMobil accuses the oil and gas corporation of fostering a hostile work environment.

Ex-Perry's server brings suit against restaurant, alleges defendant fired him because of religion

HOUSTON – An Indiana man who used to work for a steakhouse in The Woodlands has pursued legal action against the restaurant, alleging it fired him because he is a Pakistani Muslim.

Former Woodlands FD employee sues township over sexual harassment, wrongful termination

HOUSTON – The Woodlands Township has been implicated in a sex discrimination lawsuit from a woman who used to work for its fire department, recent Houston federal court records show.

Mt. Hawley Insurance complaint argues against coverage in apartment complex deaths

HOUSTON – Mt. Hawley Insurance Co. argued in a lawsuit filed Jan. 16 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas that it should not have to cover damages incurred by an apartment complex owner after two people were allegedly killed at the complex by a contracted security guard.

Man alleges wet floor at Pallet Logistics of America caused fall, injuries

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges he was injured while working because he was not provided a safe work environment.

Two workers allege Oak Commercial Construction owes unpaid overtime wages

HOUSTON – Construction worker and a painter have filed a class-action lawsuit against a construction company over allegations they are owed unpaid wages.

Nurse alleges The Board of Regents of the University of Texas System terminated him without due process

HOUSTON – A registered nurse alleges he was terminated from his employment without an opportunity to respond to allegations made against him.

Shopper brings racial discrimination suit against Target

HOUSTON – A male shopper is suing Target for racially profiling him last year.

Truck driver claims company fired him because of race

HOUSTON – A Harris County man claims a trucking company fired him because of his race.

Federal judge dismisses racial discrimination suit against Houston nightspot

HOUSTON – A federal lawsuit accusing an establishment in Houston’s Midtown neighborhood of racial discrimination has been disposed.

Conservative student organization raises issue with college's policies toward groups

HOUSTON – A student political organization and its president are suing their community college’s leadership over policies they believe are unconstitutional.

Children allege Ford truck woman was driving in SH 47 accident was not crashworthy

HOUSTON – The children of a woman killed in a single-vehicle auto accident in Brazos County allege the truck she was driving was not crashworthy.