OAKLAND – A man alleges he was wrongfully terminated by his former railroad employer.
Charles Henley filed a complaint on July 5 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Oakland Division against Union Pacific Railroad Co. alleging that the employer wrongfully terminated plaintiff in retaliation.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in 2015, he was wrongfully terminated from his employment for reporting an alleged trespasser in the rail yard. The plaintiff holds Union Pacific Railroad Co. responsible because the defendant allegedly made the plaintiff undergo numerous medical tests after reporting the trespasser in order for him to return to work, but the defendant still has not allowed him to report to work.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks back pay plus interest, front pay, general damages, interest, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Anthony S. Petru and Paula A. Rasmussen of Hildebrand, McLeod & Nelson Inc. in Oakland.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Oakland Division Case number 4:16-cv-03767