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Tuesday Morning Corp 4th Quarter Losses Greater Because of Kathleen Mason

Kathleen Mason is suing Tuesday Morning CorpTuesday Morning Corp reported that its net losses from fourth quarter widened from last year, and the retail chain is pointing the finger at Kathleen Mason.

In June 2012, Tuesday Morning Corp fired Mason reportedly for “extraordinary destruction of shareholder value.” However, earlier this month, Mason filed a lawsuit against her former employers, saying that she was fired because of the expense of her cancer treatment.

The retailer reported a net loss of $2 million, or 5 cents per share. Excluding the cost of Mason’s recent exit from the company, Tuesday Morning Corp’s net loss was $700,000 – about 2 cents per share.

Kathleen Mason is the former CEO of Tuesday Morning Corp, and, along with unspecified damages, she is suing for her old job. She filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on August 1st.

Employers are not legally allowed to discriminate against their employees based on perceived disability, which leads some employers to find reasons to fire employees. Such cases can turn into ugly he-said-she-said battles. However, if you believe you are the target of discrimination based on a disability, you may be entitled to compensation. The experienced lawyers at Strom Law, LLC can help. We offer free consultations, so contact us today. 803.252.4800.

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Defending criminal charges including drug crimes, DUI, CDV, mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, computer crimes, money laundering, and juvenile crimes, Pete also handles Federal and State investigations. Representing individuals in Civil Matters including Class Actions, Personal Injury, Qui Tam Actions, Defective Products, Nursing Home Neglect, and Professional Licensing Defense cases. Joseph Preston “Pete” Strom, Jr., the managing partner at Strom Law Firm, L.L.C., has been fighting for justice since 1984.

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  1. Tuesday Morning Stores, Dallas Tx is little more than a Wal-Mart clone. It hires minimum-wage employees, gives them little or no training, works them irregular shifts without benefits. TMS would not give overtime breaks or lunch if the corporation could legally get away with it. It is my hope that they can clean up their act, however, since Mr. Ross has birth this wholesale retailer, he would probably be amazed that this operation still continues to exist; since much of its profit is squandered in defending lawsuits the corporation has brought on itself through slipshod operations and personnel practices.

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