Federal Judge Allows Wrongful Discharge Claim Against IHOP

Mealey's (February 17, 2016, 2:48 PM EST) -- TOLEDO, Ohio — An Ohio federal judge on Feb. 16 denied a motion filed by the International House of Pancakes LLC to dismiss a wrongful discharge claim filed by a former employee who was fired for refusing to cooperate with a federal investigation (Autumn Lee Tangas v. International House of Pancakes LLC, No. 3:15CV1566, N.D. Ohio, Western Div.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 18507).

(Opinion available. Document #98-160308-030Z.)

U.S. Judge James G. Carr of the Northern District of Ohio said plaintiff Autumn Lee Tangas states a plausible...
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