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Isolated Comments Not Hostile Environment (access required)

A supermarket wins summary judgment in this hostile environment race discrimination suit filed by an African-American male who was terminated as a grocery department manager after the first assistant manager asked plaintiff to help out at the cash registers and ...

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Transit Supervisor Fired for Breaking Rule (access required)

A transit management company wins summary judgment in a former field supervisor’s suit alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and defamation based on communication about the company’s receipt of a customer complaint concerning plaintiff. The company allegedly received ...

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Summary Judgment Dismissal Counts for ‘Three Strikes’ Rule (access required)

A South Carolina inmate cannot challenge a bar to his frivolous claim under the “three strikes” rule to curb frivolous lawsuits on the ground that the rule does not apply when his previous suits were dismissed on summary judgment; the ...

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