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Litigation claims: Discrimination and harassment on the basis of religion and national origin; constructive discharge; intentional infliction of emotional distress. Plaintiff was seaman who was Muslim and of Yemeni origin.  Plaintiff alleged unlawful harassment and threats of violence by his direct supervisor.  Plaintiff alleged that he complained to the ship’s captain, and that as a result he was forced to resign. Plaintiff demanded $120,000 in compensatory and emotional distress damages at mediation.  Settlement at mediation for $19,500.00 with a non-specific letter of apology (proposed by client).

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