Tom Ganley has been accused of discrimination and using unfair practices against his employees.
They were fired for being too old…
On several occasions, Tom Ganley has been accused of discriminating against his employees on the basis of gender, age, and race. A judge ruled against Ganley for age discrimination when he hired a group of salesman in their twenties and fired two other employees in their fifties and sixties telling them there was a lack of work.
[Osadciw and Poutlon v Ganley Chrysler Jeep, Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County; 2/17/09]
Fired for being a woman?
One of Ganley’s sales managers discovered that all of the male sales managers received guaranteed salaries, while she was the only one forced to work fully on commission. After the manager raised the issue, she was fired.
[Kristy S. Burdue v Ganley Dodge West, Inc. and Ganley East, Inc. United States District Court for The Northern District of Ohio, 1/29/10]
Ganley refused to pay his workers’ comp…
Ganley refused to pay workers’ compensation for a mechanic who hurt his back on the job until a court forced him to. And he also tried to get out of paying workers’ comp against another employee, claiming that the employee had a “pre-existing” condition.
[John B. Heiman v Ganley Chevrolet, Inc., and William Mabe, Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga, County; 6/23/04; Patrick Carlozzi v Ganley, Inc. Ganley Mazda VW and Marsha P. Ryan, Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County; 10/20/08]