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No ERISA Claim Against BOA Benefits Committee (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds dismissal of a putative class claim by participants in two BOA retirement plans, alleging defendant members of the Bank’s Corporate Benefits Committee breached their ERISA fiduciary duties by putting Bank-affiliated mutual funds in the Bank’s 401(k) ...

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No Pregnancy Discrimination in UPS Driver Policy (access required)

Although plaintiff UPS driver alleges the company was liable for pregnancy discrimination because it had a policy that accommodated some disabled employees but not similarly situated pregnant workers, the 4th Circuit upholds summary judgment for UPS, based on its pregnancy-neutral ...

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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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