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Bad Job References Were ‘Speculative’ (access required)

A former employee of a government contractor may not sue for defamation based on her speculative assertions that defendant’s employees gave negative telephone references to potential employers; the Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant employer. Plaintiff’s only evidence of the existence of these negative references is her difficulty obtaining new employment. Although plaintiff ...