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‘Job Replacement’ Request Is Grievable (access required)

The Roanoke City Circuit Court reverses a decision by the Roanoke County Administrator that the termination of a human resources benefits consultant is not grievable; the consultant’s request for “reorganization” of the human resources department is not grievable, standing alone, ...

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No Long-Term Disability for Fibromyalgia & Pain (access required)

With multiple opinions by plaintiff’s treating healthcare providers and providers who reviewed her condition for defendant disability plan, the Roanoke U.S. District Court upholds denial of long-term disability benefits for plaintiff’s conditions of chronic pain, fibromyalgia and depression; plaintiff cannot ...

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Sales Performance, Not Race Bias, Led to Discharge (access required)

A female African-American hotel sales director who consistently failed to meet sales goals and complained about her male Caucasian supervisor’s rude and condescending behavior has failed to show a hostile work environment or racial animus in her termination and the ...

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Court Employee States Religious Bias Claim (access required)

A female African-American Muslim employee of a juvenile and domestic relations court services unit who alleges race, age and religious discrimination based on denial of promotions despite her supervisory experience, disparate discipline and retaliatory termination may sue may sue for ...

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ADA Plaintiff Has Constructive Discharge Claim (access required)

A physician’s assistant employed by the Navy who sought workplace accommodations after she underwent cochlear implant surgery for her profound deafness has stated a claim for constructive discharge based on allegations of the Navy’s delays in responding to her requests ...

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