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Alleged Refusal To Hire An Ex – Debtor Won't Back Suit (access required)

An investment firm's refusal to hire a man who had been through chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings did not violate the Bankruptcy Code's anti-discrimination provisions, a Roanoke federal bankruptcy judge has ruled. A federal bankruptcy statute, 11 U.S.C. Sect. 525(b), prohibits discrimination "with respect to employment." The bankruptcy court, however, rejected the debtor's assertion that ...