Navigation Links
Latina Clinical Practice Manager Sues United Health and Optum for National Origin/Race and Sex Discrimination
Date:1/11/2019

Ms. Barrios, a first generation immigrant from Mexico and a graduate of law enforcement training in the U.S., alleges that Andrews and others engaged in a systematic pattern of discrimination against Latina and other non-white employees. According to the lawsuit, Andrews disparagingly referred to employees by race and by the color of their skin, and directed Ms. Barrios, a supervisor, to hire more white employees. The complaint further alleges that Andrews made sexist and racist stereotypical comments about how Ms. Barrios and other Latina employees dressed, and made offensive comments about Ms. Barrios’ body (including comments about her “crack”). According to the complaint, Andrews referred to Hispanic female employees as “The Mexican with wide hips,” or “The Mexican with the big butt.” The lawsuit further alleges that Andrews referred to Hispanic employees as “Their kind,” or “Those people.”

Ms. Barrios repeatedly complained about Andrews’ conduct. However, rather than take any remedial action, Ms. Barrios alleges that the company retaliated against her. Despite having previously unblemished employment record, the lawsuit alleges, she was suddenly placed on a fabricated performance improvement plan and, then, fired.

“It is illegal to discriminate against an employee based on her race, national origin and gender, and it’s certainly illegal to fire an employee for raising such concerns to her employer,” said Gregory Helmer of Helmer Friedman LLP. Helmer added, “We look forward to asserting Ms. Barrios’ rights in court. Her claims deserve to be presented in a public forum, before a judge and jury. Ms. Barrios’ allegations echo the all-to-familiar fact pattern of an employee who tries to do the right thing by reporting unlawful conduct to her employer, only to find that, within a few weeks or months, she is out of a job while the harasser remains gainfully employed.”

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/latina_clinical_practice_manager_sues_united_health_and_optum_for_national_origin_race_and_sex_discrimination/prweb16027665.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2019 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related medicine news :

1. Ethnic identification helps Latina adolescents resist media barrage of body images
2. HealthyHispanicLiving Contributor Dr. Jeffrey Weitzel Discusses How Understanding the Cultural Values of Latinas Helps Raise Awareness of Breast Cancer Risk & Prevention
3. NYU researchers find majority of Latinas are unaware of their risk of diabetes
4. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Earns Selection as One of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas
5. Hispanic Federation in Collaboration with Carnaval de la Cultura Latina Presents Eighth Annual ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Event
6. Camino Public Relations Honored for Raising Latina Voices in National Health Care, Immigration Debates
7. Healthy Hispanic Living Continues Latina Breast Cancer Outreach with New Content for March
8. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Named One of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas by Latina Style Magazine
9. Kidney Week 2013: New innovations in clinical science
10. Salar Joins Medical Informatics Experts to Judge AMIA’s First Ever Student Design Challenge: Reinventing Clinical Documentation
11. The DelRay Recovery Center Appoints Britt Bonner as the Director of Clinical Outreach
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/13/2019)... ... 2019 , ... Kno2 ®, the company that provides ... the company’s CEO, has been confirmed by the membership body as a Director ... industry alliance created to support secure, identity-proofed electronic exchanges of personal health information ...
(Date:6/13/2019)... ... June 13, 2019 , ... The University of Pittsburgh School of Health ... Health Informatics (MSHI ) degree program to address the growing need for professionals who ... part of a larger effort for SHRS to bring more graduate degrees online. The ...
(Date:6/12/2019)... ... June 12, 2019 , ... ... relationships with caregivers and dementia patients to deteriorate. , Researchers from the ... a survey with professional caregivers who care for people who have dementia and ...
(Date:6/12/2019)... ... June 12, 2019 , ... In September of 2018, NVNA and Hospice (NVNA) ... remote patient monitoring. Following its full-scale launch in March, NVNA has expanded its program ... beginning of 2019, NVNA has achieved an average all-cause hospital readmissions rate of 7.3% ...
(Date:6/12/2019)... ... June 12, 2019 , ... Millions ... life, preventing them from participating in education or the workforce, and even from ... to recognize communication as a human right and address communication disability in ways ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/12/2019)... ... ... Through their Sidewalk Angels Foundation (SWA), Marisol and Rob Thomas, have joined forces ... from Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. We are all at risk of Lyme disease, ... this partnership SWA and GLA look to raise awareness about the real and every ...
(Date:6/12/2019)... ... 2019 , ... In the United States, there are more than 300,000 breast ... breast reconstruction plays an important part of healing. , As rates ... also increasing. There are many options available today for patients who choose to ...
(Date:6/11/2019)... (PRWEB) , ... June 11, ... ... leader in delivering optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes, today announced the ... intelligence application is now available to current and prospective customers. , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: