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Hospital Lab Tech Given Custom Work Station (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court grants employer summary judgment in plaintiff pathology assistant’s suit alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act; defendant hospital provided multiple accommodations for plaintiff’s back spasms, including work-station modifications to allow her to sit while ...

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Arbitration Ordered for Airline Bonus Dispute (access required)

In plaintiff airline pilots’ association’s suit alleging defendant airline violated the governing Railway Labor Act by distributing recruitment and retention bonuses that modified “rates of pay” under the parties’ union contract, the Alexandria U.S. District Court says this presents a ...

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Football Player Wins ERISA Claim for CTE Disability (access required)

In denying disability benefits to professional football player Jesse Solomon, who sustained more than 69,000 full-speed contact hits during his nine-year NFL career, the plan administrator for an NFL retirement and disability plan failed to follow a reasoned process, explain ...

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