EDWARDSVILLE — A Caseyville man is suing Fedex and his former supervisor for allegedly terminating his employment in retaliation for reporting harassment.
James DeMoro filed a complaint Feb. 6 in Madison County Circuit Court against Fedex Supply Chain Inc. and Theodore Singleton, alleging violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Family Medical Leave Act.
According to the complaint, DeMoro was terminated from his employment despite being qualified and being able to perform the essential functions of his job. He alleges he was terminated for reporting sexual harassment and a hostile work environment by male co-workers to Wendy Brooks, a female co-worker, and for exercising his FMLA rights.
DeMoro claims he has suffered and will continue to suffer lost wages and employment benefits, emotional distress, mental anguish and inconvenience.
DeMoro seeks trial by jury, damages of more than $50,000, attorney fees, court costs and any further just and proper relief. He is represented by attorneys Michael J. Brunton and Mary Stewart of Brunton Law Office PC in Collinsville.
Madison County Circuit Court Case number 19-L-0162