BY Steven L. Brenneman and WAKEUP CALL
Most people would agree that hospital food service is nothing to write home about. But a recent decision by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin–involving a hospital food-services employee is worth noting because it reminds employers of the importance of accurate time records and consistently applied policies.
Setting the table
Tina Gosey began working in 2008 as a chef’s assistant at Aurora Medical Center in Kenosha, Wisconsin. In September 2009, she applied for a promotion to food-services manager at the hospital. More than 150 other applicants also sought that open position. Aurora ultimately hired a white female for the job.
Gosey, who is black, believed she was denied the promotion because of ...Read More