KM&A Sues Banfield Pet Hospital


September 29, 2015

Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC “KM&A” has filed a complaint against Banfield Pet Hospital (Banfield) in the District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

The complaint alleges that the Plaintiff was terminated in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The complaint states that the Plaintiff was subjected to harassment and a hostile work environment for several months. Banfield was also making the Plaintiff engage in discriminatory practices by refusing to hire qualified applicants for a position because they were pregnant.

Plaintiff complained about the harassment and discriminatory practices to several individuals at Banfield. Plaintiff eventually went to HR with his complaints. Within 30 days of reporting this behavior, Plaintiff was terminated. Plaintiff was terminated in retaliation for reporting Banfield’s discriminatory practices.

Full text of the complaint, as filed with the District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, is available at docket no: 2:15-cv-01266-NBF.

Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC is an employment law firm with principal offices in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, serving all counties in Pennsylvania, focusing on employment law, business law, litigation, and civil issues. KM&A clients include employees, small businesses, parties in litigation, and people with a variety of legal issues.

For more information about this case, contact Christi Wallace at (412) 722-9700 or at