Fired Exec Says Research Firm Illegally Tracked Applicants

Law360, New York (May 13, 2013, 2:05 PM EDT) -- A former executive for ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services Inc. contends the pharmaceutical research company illegally fired him for objecting to its practice of tracking job applicants' religion, sexual orientation and other personal details, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Pennsylvania federal court.

Joseph Brennan, who served as chief information officer for RPS, says the company violated state and federal civil rights law when it fired him shortly after he said he intended to take action against the company's alleged tracking activities. Brennan filed his lawsuit after...
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