Ehirim v. Power Ford Torrance

EMPLOYEMENT LAW:

Race Discrimination in Violation of Government Code section 12940

Racial Harassment in Violation of Government Code section 12940

Wrongful Termination in Violation of Public Policy for Complaints of Unlawful Employment Acts

Racial Discrimination in Violation of the California Constitution

 ATTORNEYS:

Plaintiff, Michael Ehirim

Odion Okojie, Esq. (Law Offices of Odion Leslie Okojie – Los Angeles, CA)

Nnogo C. Obiamiwe, Esq. (Law Offices of Nnogo C. Obiamiwe – Los Angeles, CA)

 Defendant, Power Ford Torrance

Elizabeth L. Kolar, Esq. (Kolar & Associates- Santa Ana, CA)

 FACTS:

 Plaintiff, Michael Ehirim brought suit upon Power Ford Torrance for wrongful termination based on racial harassment and discrimination allegations. Plaintiff claims that he was discriminated against and terminated from his employment as a salesman at Power Ford Torrance because he is African American.  Power Ford Torrance denied plaintiffs allegations contending that Plaintiff’s allegations were unfactual and evidence showed that Plaintiff in fact, abandoned his position.

 ARBITRATION:

 Defense verdict in favor of Power Ford Torrance.