Settlement awarded in on-the-job-toilet case
05/22/2012 // West Palm Beach, Florida, US // justicenews // Justice News Flash // (press release)
Oregon – A Portland jury has awarded two men a settlement in a case in which they were purportedly terminated after complaining about not having access to an on-the-job-toilet. As reported by The Oregonian, Douglas Eki and Xerxes “Jason” Doctolero were awarded $332,000 in damages in the case.
As noted in the report, the men, who worked for Menzies Aviation, performing mechanical work at Portland International Airport, filed a complaint with the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division after being denied proper access to restroom facilities by their employer. The company subsequently terminated their employment, which the jury found to be an act of retaliation stemming from their OSHA complaint.
Doctolero is quoted in the report as stating of the matter, “Hopefully no one will have to suffer again what I’ve been through.”
Justice News Flash delivers the latest in Oregon injury news.
Online Justice News Flash Legal News Distribution - JusticeNewsFlash.com
Address: 215 South Olive Suite 300 W. Palm Beach FL 33401
Other News / Press Releases
- Minnesota man on trial for teens’ deaths linked to break in
- Mother pleads guilty after drug overdose in McDonald’s play area
- Complaints over Michelle Obama graduation speech
- Woman sues over being denied ‘8THEIST’ license plate
- AMR effort to terminate retiree benefits blocked
- Crying child suffocated over video game
- Massachusetts teacher not punished for thrown chair
- Wyoming student jumps to death after eating marijuana cookie
- Inmate released from jail days before scheduled life saving cancer surgery
- Gigantic Jesus portrait drawn with chalk on church lot