Posts Tagged ‘lawsuit’

Pregnant D.C. Chipotle Worker Sues, Says Manager Limited Her Bathroom and Water Breaks

If a lawsuit is to be believed, Chipotle's incentives for its store managers can get ugly competitive. A former employee of the downtown M Street Chipotle is suing the fast-casual chain for pregnancy discrimination, alleging that her supervisor harassed and subjected her to disparate work policies upon learning she was pregnant.
In the suit, Doris Nohemi [...]

Five Cab Drivers Sue D.C. Over New Modernization Rules

Five taxicab drivers filed a class action suit in U.S. District Court against Taxicab Commission Chair Ron Linton Wednesday, claiming the commission's cab modernization requirements are discriminatory and a violation of the drivers' constitutional rights.
The suit also names the D.C. Cab Commission, Mayor Vince Gray, and the D.C. Council.
The cab drivers' arguments are kind of [...]

FishbowlDC Case Settled

The Fishbowl lawsuit is being settled.
"Parties settled and need time to work on the settlement agreement," a notice on the D.C. Superior Court's online docket says (as the Washington Post's Erik Wemple first reported earlier today).
City Desk was actually at the settlement meeting in front of Judge Thomas Motley in courtroom 212 this morning in D.C. Superior [...]

ACLU, Others Ask Court to Dismiss Dan Snyder Lawsuit


The local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union told a D.C. Superior Court judge last night that Dan Snyder's lawsuit against Washington City Paper and staff writer Dave McKenna is a nuisance that must be thrown out because it violates a new law that keeps powerful public figures from harassing people—or newspapers—that write about [...]

Read: Dan Snyder Re-Files Lawsuit Against Washington City Paper

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder, as promised, has re-filed his lawsuit over Washington City Paper's "Cranky Redskins Fan's Guide to Dan Snyder" in D.C. Superior Court.
Read the complaint, against City Paper, the paper's parent company Creative Loafing, Inc., and writer Dave McKenna here:
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And catch up on anything else you might have missed [...]

Stand With Washington City Paper

Since news broke that Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder planned to file a lawsuit over Washington City Paper's "Cranky Redskins Fan's Guide to Dan Snyder," we've been overwhelmed by the support we've received. Comments on our site, comments on other sites, posts on Facebook, posts on Twitter, and man-on-the-street interviews on local (and national) TV [...]

Snyder Sues

It's Super Bowl week, but instead of preparing to take on the AFC champions, Dan Snyder is taking on a newspaper article. Several months after he was the subject of a Washington City Paper cover story, the owner of the Redskins has filed suit over our coverage.
Snyder's suit was filed late Wednesday—curiously, in New York, rather than [...]

If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Get Out of the GOP Kitchen

The place where victorious Republicans may be gathering nightly to celebrate wiping the floor with the Democrats has been accused of racial discrimination—again.
One of the National Republican Club of Capitol Hill's former administrators, Kim Crawford, is already suing the private GOP outpost for treating her badly. Now you can add a [...]

National Republican Club of Capitol Hill Sued for Discrimination

The National Republican Club of Capitol Hill is a ritzy private place for GOP bigwigs to hang out, right next to the Republican National Committee and down the block from House office buildings.
And, according to a federal lawsuit, it's also a bad place to work if you're black.
The club's former assistant comptroller, claiming she was [...]

Lawyers 1, Burgers 0

The verdict today in the case of Lawyers v. Burgers most likely means Rogue States is closed for good, as Tim Carman reports on Young & Hungry. International law firm Steptoe & Johnson sued the burger joint, claiming fumes from its kitchen were infiltrating the firm's air supply, and Judge John M. Mott agreed that [...]

Lawsuit Filed as WTU Election Fiasco Gets Personal

Who, exactly, is in charge of Washington Teachers’ Union?
Current president George Parker’s term ended Thursday—at least as far as the union’s constitution is concerned. On July 1, new officers were supposed to take office. But the elections that would have determined who started a new three-year term then were never held—and now WTU’s leadership is [...]

Lawyer: Beaten U.Md. Student Just Singing Notre Dame Fight Song

Remember Jack McKenna? The 21-year-old University of Maryland student whose videotaped post-game pummeling by riot police in March sparked local outrage and generated national headlines?
Turns out, McKenna, seen here pumping his fists and skipping in the direction of cops on horseback just prior to the beatdown, was singing another school's fight song at the time.
"Cheer, cheer for old Notre [...]

Remembering And Fighting For Erin Peterson

Yesterday, an important moment came between all the memorials and tributes marking the two-year anniversary of the massacre at Virgina Tech. Two victims' families filed lawsuits in Fairfax County. The families of Julia Kathleen Pryde and Erin Nicole Peterson had opted out of the $11 million settlement and had to meet a two-year time limit [...]