At the Elizabeth R. Wellborn law firm in Florida, fourteen employees were called into a conference room and asked if they were all wearing orange shirts as some kind of protest. They said no. And then they were all fired.
Now here’s the ironic part: Florida is an “at will” state. You can be fired for any reason as long as the reason is not specifically prohibited. If the employees had said that they were protesting working conditions at the firm, they might have been protected by federal law.
Florida Law Firm Fires Workers For Wearing Orange – ABC News.
Veteran weathercaster Kyle Hunter claims he was passed over for two jobs in favor of attractive, less experienced women. He’s got a bachelor’s degree in geosciences and broadcast meteorology, is certified by the American Meteorological Society and has more than 20 years of experience as a weathercaster in San Diego and Los Angeles.
Good news: It seems to me that this is a “bona fide occupational qualifications” matter, on which he should win.
Bad news: Gloria Allred is his lawyer.
California weather man sues CBS for age and sex discrimination, says stations only want to hire attractive women – NY Daily News.