Tara Tan with her newborn baby in April 2011.In a horrifying allegation, a hotel manager is suing her former employer for $10 million, claiming she was forced to give birth in a guest room without any assistance last year when she went into labor on the job.
Tara Kimkee Tan had already had her share of problems at her job before the incident in April. Tan's attorney, William Keith Watanabe, told Yahoo! Shine that Tan was never offered any kind of maternity leave during her four years working as hotel manager for The Standard Hotel. In the months leading up to the incident in April, Tan claims the hotel repeatedly told her "she did not fit the culture of the hotel," one of the trendiest nightlife destinations in New York City.
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On the evening of April 30, 2011, Tan went into labor at work. "She gave birth around 2:30 a.m. on a Saturday morning," her attorney explained. "As you can imagine, that's the busiest time in the hotel, when its bars and clubs are in full swing. So she's
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- Jessica Ferri | Work + Money – Thu, Nov 15, 2012 1:25 PM EST
Tara Tan with her newborn baby in April 2011.In a horrifying allegation, a hotel manager is suing her former employer for $10 million, claiming she was forced to give birth in a guest room without any assistance last year when she went into labor on the job.Read More »from Pregnant Hotel Manager Forced to Give Birth in Guest Room, Suit Alleges
- Jessica Ferri | Parenting – Thu, Nov 15, 2012 1:12 PM EST
Columbine High School tragedy, when 12 students and one teacher were killed, shooter Dylan Klebold's parents have remained largely silent about living a parent's worst nightmare . . . until now.In the 13 years that have passed since the Read More »from Columbine Shooter Dylan Klebold’s Parents Speak Out
In a shocking confession, Sue Klebold claims that on the day of the massacre, April 20, 1999, when she discovered that her son Dylan was one of the shooters, she prayed he would kill himself. "I had a sudden vision of what he might be doing. And so while every other mother in Littleton was praying that her child was safe, I had to pray that mine would die before he hurt anyone else."
With Aurora, Memories of Columbine Stir
This break in the Klebold's silence comes as part of Andrew Solomon's new book, Far From the Tree, an exploration of atypical children. Solomon spent 11 years researching the book, which contains a controversial chapter on children who commit crimes. In the months following the Columbine tragedy, many people demanded to know the