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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Retaliation Trial for Employer Who Shared EEOC Charge (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says a boatyard owner is not entitled to summary judgment in an African-American boat painter’s claim that defendant owner violated Title VII when he fired plaintiff without explanation, then retaliated after plaintiff filed an EEOC ...

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Little Person Can Sue Employer for Emotional Distress (access required)

A company whose telemarketing supervisor repeatedly commented on a new hire’s dwarfism, telling her other employees were “frightened of and made ill by little people,” and plaintiff’s appearance would have a “dire effect” on other employees, before terminating her after ...

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Court Vacates Lawyers’ Pro Hac Vice Revocation (access required)

The 4th Circuit vacates a South Carolina trial judge’s order revoking temporary admission to practice for three Miami lawyers who asked the judge to recuse himself from hearing a suit involving supplemental cancer insurance policies. Transamerica Life Insurance Company and ...

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