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‘Sweetheart Deal’ Severance Pay Suit Dismissed (access required)

A county HR director terminated in a budget-based reorganization loses her suit alleging her severance package was less generous than the “sweetheart deals” offered male employees; a Richmond U.S. District Court says plaintiff had no contract right to a severance package, and she has not shown the necessary “adverse action.” The core of plaintiff’s complaint is ...