Great article done by the Tampa Bay Times detailing the horrific daily lives of Cognizant’s many employees. Thompson Legal Center, LLC has numerous clients alleging sex discrimination, sex harassment, disability discrimination and harassment, FMLA retaliation and all forms of retaliation against Cognizant. Contact the office at (813) 769-3900 or reach out to attorney KC Hopkinson directly if you believe that you too are experiencing similar discriminatory, harassing or retaliatory treatment at the workplace. Your rights do matter. Take the first step today!
The EEOC filed a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit against Blackwater Protection & Detective Agency, LLC. The complaint described how the owner, Asdel Vazquez, continuously targeted a female employee with brazen sexual comments and suggestions that the two engage in sexual acts. Vazquez also pet the employee’s hair while she worked and called her after work hours when she was at home. After the female employee rejected Vazquez’s sexual advances and told Mr. Vazquez that she wanted to “keep things professional”, she was fired.
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On January 10, 2018, James M. Thompson was a panelist for a Bay News 9 and Spectrum News one-hour live town hall event that focused on the recent movement regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. Veronica Cintron, Bay News Anchor, was joined on stage with panelists Jim Thompson, Employment lawyer, Evangeline Hawthorne, Director of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Tampa office), Jennifer Green, President of Liberty Partners, and Sierra Bender, a Women’s Empowerment Advocate. The panel engaged in an in-depth look at the #metoo movement. Please click on the link