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Former Shop Steward’s Claims Dismissed (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court dis­misses a pro se plaintiff’s suit alleging defendant union breached its duty of fair representation by not pursuing into arbi­tration her general complaint about dis­criminatory hiring and promotion prac­tices at the federal prison in Petersburg, ...

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Case Removed on Counterclaim Remanded (access required)

In Northrop Grumman’s suit, started in Virginia state court and demanding that DynCorp produce documentation for sub­contract labor charges and damages for breach of that contract to support count­er-narcotics operations in Afghanistan, the Alexandria U.S. District Court orders remand to ...

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Supervisor Comments Supported Anti-Arab Bias Claims (access required)

A property management company faces a trial on race and pregnancy bias, hostile environment and retaliation claims filed by an Arab-American former bookkeeper who alleges her supervisor made numer­ous racially derogatory and anti-Arab comments to her over a four-year period ...

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