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  • Writer's pictureDavid Manes

Rugola v. MEPCO, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2016 PRESS RELEASE FORMER EMPLOYEE FILES SUIT AGAINST MEPCO, INC. FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION UNIONTOWN, PA, December 16, 2015 – Terry Rugola filed a wrongful termination suit against MEPCO, Inc. alleging wrongful termination due to Mr. Rugola’s request for time off for jury duty.

Mr. Rugola, an eight year employee of MEPCO, Inc.was terminated on March 2, 2015 after requesting time off for jury duty. A graveyard shift employee, Mr. Rugola tried to discuss the logistics of the day off with his manager, who became enraged and aggressive, even slamming a door in Mr. Rugola’s face.

Mr. Rugola’s termination was directly related to his request for time off for jury duty, an important American institution.

Mr. Rugola is represented by Kraemer, Manes & Associates LLC, a Pittsburgh-based law firm focused on representing employees and protecting employee rights. The attorney on this case is Elizabeth Pollock-Avery, Esq.

The case has been filed in the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas. The filed complaint can be accessed here: Rugola v. MEPCO Inc. Complaint

For more information about this case, contact Elizabeth Pollock-Avery at (412) 626-5580 or at

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