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Monthly Archives: September 2012

‘Race’ Claim Overlaps ‘National Origin’ Charge (access required)

Although plaintiff truck driver, a native of Puerto Rico, only checked boxes for “national origin” and “retaliation” in his EEOC charge and scribbled over the box for “race,” a Richmond U.S. District Court says he is not barred from pursuing ...

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Court Must Reconsider ‘Substantive’ Consolidation (access required)

In rejecting substantive consolidation of bankruptcy cases filed by two affiliated entities, a parent company that owned an Alexandria condominium property and the manager of the property, the bankruptcy court erred in its analysis of related state court proceedings and ...

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No Antitrust Claims for Service Station Owners (access required)

In this case from Alexandria U.S. District Court, defendant lessors of gasoline dealerships to plaintiff service stations win summary judgment on plaintiffs’ antitrust claims as well as their claims for 1) wrongful termination of dealership, 2) violation of the Virginia ...

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Delivery Drivers Challenge Contractor Status (access required)

In this dispute over employee classification and wages for Massachusetts-based drivers for a Virginia-based package delivery company, an Alexandria U.S. District Court says a Massachusetts statute on independent contractors can be applied to the case, and the court will allow ...

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