United Airlines alleged to have terminated African-American woman in retaliation over discrimination complaints

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 9, 2018

HOUSTON – An African-American woman alleges she was terminated from her job after she filed discrimination complaints.

HOUSTON – An African-American woman alleges she was terminated from her job after she filed discrimination complaints.

Chanel Michell filed a complaint on July 23 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against United Airlines Inc. alleging that the former employer violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff was employed by the defendant beginning in 2010 as a senior information technology specialist, IT analyst. She alleges she was terminated from her employment March 29, 2017, in retaliation for filing discrimination complaints.

The plaintiff holds United Airlines Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly discriminated against her in the terms, conditions, compensation and privileges of employment and terminated her in retaliation for making internal complaints of discrimination.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks all damages, pre- and post-judgment interest, attorneys’ fees, costs and such other and further relief to which she may be entitled. She is represented by Alfonso Kennard Jr. and Yanice Colono-Pol of Kennard Richard PC in Houston.

Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas case number 4:18-cv-02544

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