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GFL Environmental, Inc. claims it does not have employees or do business in Tennessee, despite Waste Industries merger

By Tamara Holder |

According to a federal lawsuit The Law Firm of Tamara N. Holder, LLC filed on behalf of Heather Cummins, our client alleges she became an employee of publicly-traded GFL after it purchased Waste Industries, including her Clarksville, Tennessee location. Now, in GFL’s attempt to be dismissed from the case, Vice President and General Counsel Mindy Gilbert filed an affidavit stating:… Read More »

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Tennessee woman to challenge no-rehire, confidentiality and non-compete clauses in sexual harassment case against GFL Environmental

By Tamara Holder |

Our former employee of a publicly-traded, Toronto-based waste management company is suing the company for telling her that she would have to resign and “agree” to never work for the company again if she wanted compensation for being sexually harassed on the job. Ms. Heather Cummins – who was hired by Waste Industries, in 2018, before… Read More »

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STUDENT SPEAKS OUT ABOUT CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY’S INTIMIDATION TACTICS & ABUSIVE PROFESSORS

By Tamara Holder |

According to a press release, a former Chicago State University female student is speaking out for the first time, about the ways the publicly funded “teacher training college” uses taxpayer money to protect abusive professors and intimidate its students. According to the woman’s lawsuit, she was physically assaulted in class by her Digital Field… Read More »

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34-person lawsuit filed against Twin Peaks Restaurants, alleges exploitation of young women, race and sexual orientation discriminaton

By Tamara Holder |

Chicago-based attorney, Tamara Holder, of The Law Firm of Tamara N. Holder, LLC, and their co-counsel, filed suit in the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of 34 former “Twin Peaks Girls” who worked at Twin Peaks Restaurants Illinois and Texas locations. Additionally, the firms filed requests to arbitrate for an additional 19 women… Read More »

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GOV. PRITZKER PARDONS OUR CLIENT’S STOLEN VEHICLE & FORGERY FELONY CONVICTIONS

By Tamara Holder |

Illinois Governor Pritzker recently granted our client clemency, in the form of a pardon with the authorization to expunge, for his felony forgery and felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle convictions. Since these convictions, almost 25 years ago, our client has married, become a father, gone to college and graduate school, and become… Read More »

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Tamara Holder interviewed for “The Scarlet Letter Reports,” with host Amanda Knox

By Tamara Holder |

Watch this episode of The Scarlet Letter Reports here After the incident, Holder struggled with what to do; if she spoke out, others warned, she could lose her career in television. She worked in silence for as long as she could but eventually she couldn’t take it anymore. “I wasn’t okay,” Holder says; “I was… Read More »

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Sample of Pardon Granted by Governor Quinn

By Tamara Holder |

This pardon was filed by The Law Firm of Tamara N. Holder, LLC, in 2010.  Our client, a decorated member of the military, was seeking clemency for a conviction of a misdemeanor he committed, in Kane County, when he was a teenager. He never went to prison for this offense and did not know,… Read More »

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