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Attorney’s Fees Denied in ERISA Suit (access required)

Although defendant retirement plan won dismissal of plaintiff’s ERISA suit against her ex-husband, his current wife and the retirement plan alleging plaintiff was entitled to retirement benefits despite not having a Qualified Domestic Relations Order in place, the Alexandria U.S. ...

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No Interlocutory Appeal for Age Bias Claim (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court denies defendant defense contractor’s motion for leave to appeal the court’s earlier decision that a 53-year-old male African-American computer software engineer with extensive military intelligence experience and 12 years’ experience working as a computer software ...

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Delayed Filing Blamed on Lawyer Family Illness (access required)

Plaintiff, an African-American female who served as Lead Personnel Security Specialist for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation since 2010, has her Title VII race and discrimination suit dismissed by the Alexandria U.S. District Court because she filed her complaint after ...

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Fired Systems Engineer’s Grievance Fails (access required)

A systems engineer terminated by UVa Medical Center for multiple instances of failing to meet performance expectations and for insubordination cannot overturn his termination by challenging a hearing officer’s factual findings during his grievance procedure, which the Charlottesville Circuit Court ...

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