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Chartwell attorney obtains dismissal of PHRC Complaint alleging harassment and retaliatory discharge

September 12, 2019
August 28, 2012
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The Client:

A credit and collections company.

The Situation:

Complainant, a former employee, was terminated from employment for rule violations, including workplace violence and threatening a co-worker. Subsequent to termination, Complainant filed a Complaint with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission alleging harassment/discharge based upon race and retaliatory discharge. The potential liability included the reinstatement of Complainant and civil penalties.

The Chartwell Solution:

Chartwell attorney, Robert J. Baker, obtained a dismissal of the Complaint with a finding of no probable cause, through the submission of a body of evidence demonstrating compliance with the employer's policies and procedures as well as the compelling testimony from the victim of the workplace violence.