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Carpenter’s ‘Inattention’ Not ‘Misconduct’ (access required)

Although a carpenter had multiple documented instances of inattentiveness and failure to follow instructions, his negligence did not constitute “misconduct” that would bar him from receiving unemployment compensation under Va. Code § 60.2-618, and the Roanoke City Circuit Court affirms ...

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Officer Says She Was Fired for Harassment Claim (access required)

A former senior correctional officer can try her sex discrimination and retaliatory discharge claims based on evidence that defendants did not discipline or terminate other officers for “inattentiveness” when they were “throwing up sick” on duty, but the Roanoke U.S. ...

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Airport Dismissed from Bird Removal Suit (access required)

Plaintiff, a protection and advocacy group for eagles, may sue U.S. Department of Agriculture officials alleging a program to remove eagles from the Norfolk Botanical Garden violates federal environmental and wildlife protection laws, but the Norfolk U.S. District Court dismisses ...

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