American Federation of Grainmillers, Local 347 v. The Quaker Oats Co.)

Employees Paid After Being Laid Off Patricia Benassi was counsel for a union in a class action grievance affecting approximately 100 employees involving interpretation of seniority and layoff provisions. Case won. Employees ordered to receive full back pay.  (American Fe... Read More

Carpenters Local Union No. 183 Vs Advance Millwork, Inc.

Union Members Receive Full Relief and Back Pay Patricia Benassi represented a union and its members in arbitration involving the issue of plant closing, removal of bargaining unit work and discrimination. Case settled after two days of hearing with full relief to Union an... Read More

Female Employees Obtain $8.5 Million Settlement and Workplace Improvement

Female Employees Obtain $8.5 Million Settlement and Workplace Improvement Patricia Benassi served as Plaintiffs' lead co-counsel and class counsel for individual women and class members who alleged sexual harassment and sex discrimination in wages, job assignment, promoti... Read More

Landmark Mitsubishi Sexual Harassment Case

Landmark Mitsubishi Sexual Harassment Case Patricia Benassi was Plaintiffs' lead co-counsel in this sexual harassment/sex discrimination case, representing 27 female plaintiffs.  The case gained world-wide attention, and was the biggest sexual harassment case ... Read More

Client VS Caterpillar

Jury Awards Man $1.76 million against Caterpillar for Workers' Compensation Retaliation Patricia Benassi obtained a $1.76 million jury verdict against Caterpillar and on behalf of a gentleman who was terminated in retaliation for filing a workers' compensation claim.  (2... Read More