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Union Wins More Money, But No Attorney’s Fees (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court orders enforcement of an arbitrator’s award that included additional compensation to employees at plaintiff Honeywell’s Hopewell, Va., facility, for newly assigned duties, but the court declines to award attorney’s fees. The grievance submitted for arbitration ...

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No Emotional Distress for Store Manager’s Conduct (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses a claim for emotional distress filed by a female clerk at an auto-parts store based on her boss’s boorish conduct from the clerk’s Title VII suit alleging sexual harassment. Courts have recognized that society ...

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Good guy: Craig Merritt

Richmond lawyer Craig T. Merritt (right) received the George Mason Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro chapter last night. The annual award recognizes an individual for his or her contributions to Virginia journalism. Merritt, a partner at ...

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Flash mob … what a feeling

Tourists visiting Colonial Williamsburg got an unexpected treat on Tuesday. After a historical reenactment from revolutionary days, an apparent tourist at the back of the audience broke out in song. Then another tourist joined him. Then another. Before you knew ...

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