Former Allied Waste Services of Fort Worth employee alleges she was retaliated against for calling line

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 11, 2019

SHERMAN – A Dallas County woman alleges she was terminated in retaliation from her job and is seeking reinstatement.

Elizabeth Wilson filed a complaint on Dec. 19 in the Sherman District of the Eastern District of Texas against Allied Waste Services of Fort Worth LLC and Allied Waste Systems Inc. alleging violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff was hired by the defendants in July 2013 and in 2017, was assigned to work at the Fort Worth office. The suit states she was transferred to the Plano office in July 2018.

The suit states in January 2018, the plaintiff contacted the AWARE Line about the placement of an employee as an Ops supervisor and alleged the placement was job discrimination.

The suit states the plaintiff was discharged in September 2018.

The plaintiff holds Allied Waste Services of Fort Worth LLC and Allied Waste Systems Inc. responsible because the defendants allegedly retaliated against her for contacting the AWARE Line and that her gender was a factor in the discharge.

The plaintiff seeks economic and punitive damages, reinstatement, costs, attorney's fees and interest. She is represented by Wade A. Forsman in Sulphur Springs.

Sherman District of the Eastern District of Texas case number 4:18-cv-00880

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