We have also been class counsel in class action cases alleging discrimination. We have represented employees or sued on behalf of employees for:
Puente v. State of Arizona:
Race Discrimination and National Origin Discrimination, Class Action. On behalf of Hispanic employees, Martin & Bonnett filed a class action complaint against the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), alleging that minority employees of ADOT had been subjected to a pattern and practice of intentional discrimination based on their race or national origin. Martin & Bonnett successfully negotiated a consent decree with the State and obtained monetary judgments for some individual employee victims of discrimination.
Noriega v. City of Scottsdale: National Origin Discrimination. Martin & Bonnett filed a complaint against the City of Scottsdale, Arizona, alleging race and national origin discrimination on behalf of a group of ten Hispanic employees. We were successful in obtaining a settlement that was one of the largest-ever involving the City.
Sex Discrimination and FMLA Violation. Martin & Bonnett successfully resolved a suit against a large national computer company on behalf of a female former regional sales manager. The suit alleged discrimination on the basis of sex, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and a violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act, by failing and refusing to use the same method or criteria for calculating and paying bonuses that was used for male employees.
Sexual Harassment. Martin & Bonnett has represented numerous employees who have been sexually harassed in the work place and has obtained favorable settlements for them.
Same-Sex Discrimination. Martin & Bonnett successfully resolved claims for same-sex discrimination in a number of instances.
Pregnancy Discrimination. Martin & Bonnett successfully resolved a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against a multi-state real estate management company on behalf of a former bookkeeper. The lawsuit alleged unlawful termination and discrimination on account of pregnancy.
Pregnancy Discrimination. Martin & Bonnett successfully settled a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against a national financial services company on behalf of a former sales manager who alleged that she was demoted and denied opportunities because the company unlawfully determined that she could not perform her job while pregnant.
Age Discrimination. Martin & Bonnett was successful in settling a suit against a county government on behalf of a prospective employee who alleged he was denied a position because of age discrimination.