Wilkerson v. Kellum

Employment

Gets hired by Kellum Enterprises

10/2011

Mr. Wilkerson begins working for Kellum full time as a bookkeeper-typist.

Review

01/01/12

Mr. Wilkerson had a review and it was not perfect, but it was good, decent.

Defendant called Mr. Wilkerson to his office

04/30/2012

Defendant called Mr. Wilkerson to his office. Defendant said he had the right to know if Mr. Wilkerson was sick. Mr. Wilkerson felt defendant was more hostile than usual.

Defendant called Adrienne Simone on the same day to his office

06/12/2012

Adrienne Simone was called into defendant’s office for making the same mistakes Mr. Wilkerson made on a similar document.

Defendant called Mr. Wilkerson to his office

06/12/2012

Defendant called Mr. Wilkerson to his office. According to Mr. Wilkerson defendant was “angry” because he had made some typographical errors on a document. The errors were “unacceptable” to defendant.

Dr. Burns sends letter to defendant

06/30/2012

Dr. Burns sends letter to defendant suggesting a slightly lighter workload for the next few weeks.

Defendant yelled at Mr. Wilkerson

07/12/2012

Defendant called Mr. Wilkerson to his office and yelled at him for some bookeeping errors.

Defendant finds out about $27

07/20/12

Mr. Wilkerson took about $27 from the petty cash to pay for a pizza delivery bill. Forgot to reimburse the petty cash, defendant confronted Mr. Wilkerson and Mr. Wilkerson admitted the mistake he made, defendant did not fire Mr. Wilkerson.

Discusses absences

08/21/2012

Meets with defendant to discuss absences. Mr. Wilkerson asks defendant to work from home, defendant replies, “if you really think it’s absolutely necessary, I suppose something like that could be arranged.”

Receives warning letter

08/28/2012

Gets fired by Kellum Enterprises

10/17/2012

Mr. Wilkerson alleges he was fired because he has HIV.

Mr. Wilkerson files complaint with EEOC

10/27/2012

Mr. Wilkerson files complaint with EEOC.

Illness

Bout of Pneumonia

01/22/2012 - 01/29/2012

Mr. Wilkerson was in the hospital with another bout of pneumonia.

Diagnosed with HIV

02/28/2012

Mr. Wilkerson was diagnosed with HIV on February 28, 2012.

Mr. Wilkerson is hospitalized

08/09/2012 - 08/12/2012

Mr. Wilkerson had used up all he sick leaves and vacation days for the year.