PHILADELPHIA — An individual is suing his former employer, Ernst & Young U.S. LLP, for alleged discrimination and wrongful termination.
Shmuel Eisenbach filed a complaint on April 20 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, alleging that the the defendant violated the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, the Family and Medical Care Leave Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he was fired for requesting a second FMLA-protected leave of absence after the birth of his child. As a result, the plaintiff claims that he has suffered financial damages, embarrassment and mental anguish.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory, punitive and liquidated damages; costs; attorneys' fees; and all other just and appropriate relief. He is represented by Stephen G. Console and Lane J. Schiff of Console Mattiacci Law in Philadelphia.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania case number 2:18-cv-01679-MMB