As reported in the Kingsport Times-News, Strelka Employment Law represents former bank executive Mary Trigiani who has claimed in U.S. District Court in Abingdon, Virginia that her former employer, New Peoples Bank discriminated against her in multiple ways. As reported in the Times-News: "Mary Trigiani, a former Senior Vice President with New Peoples Bank, is suing the company for unspecified lost wages and benefits; compensatory, punitive and other damages; and costs and attorney’s fees. Trigiani claims in the suit that she was discriminated against on the basis of age, sex and religion while employed by New Peoples Bank from July 2019 until her position was eliminated in September 2019. Trigiani claimed that company president and CEO C. Todd Asbury favored employees who “espoused evangelical cultural positions” while employees with non-evangelical religious beliefs “were ultimately disfavored by NPB.” Trigiani is Catholic." The entire article may be read HERE.