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Female Prosecutor Sues for Equal Pay (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court dismisses an assistant female prosecutor’s Title VII retaliatory termination claim against the commonwealth’s attorney, who is not an “employer” subject to  Title VII; plaintiff may proceed with her Equal Pay Act claim against the commonwealth’s ...

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Discipline Warning Upheld for Healthcare Worker (access required)

A respiratory therapist who received a Step 3 warning for failure to update spreadsheets related to smoking cessation cannot overturn a hearing officer decision upholding the disciplinary notice, a Charlottesville Circuit Court holds. The question in this case is whether ...

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County Not ‘Employer’ of Social Services Worker (access required)

A 50-year-old female African-American supervisor in a county social services department cannot sue the county for alleged discriminatory demotion when she returned from her honeymoon after marrying her white husband; the Roanoke U.S. District Court says the county is not ...

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