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Execs Sue Over Change in Top-Hat ERISA Plan (access required)

In a group of executives’ proposed ERISA class-action challenge to a 2012 Plan Amendment that changed the rate at which participants’ deferred income accounts in the company’s top-hat de­ferred compensation plan were credit­ed with future earnings, the Alexandria U.S. District ...

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Former Shop Steward’s Claims Dismissed (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court dis­misses a pro se plaintiff’s suit alleging defendant union breached its duty of fair representation by not pursuing into arbi­tration her general complaint about dis­criminatory hiring and promotion prac­tices at the federal prison in Petersburg, ...

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Supervisor Comments Supported Anti-Arab Bias Claims (access required)

A property management company faces a trial on race and pregnancy bias, hostile environment and retaliation claims filed by an Arab-American former bookkeeper who alleges her supervisor made numer­ous racially derogatory and anti-Arab comments to her over a four-year period ...

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‘Jezebel’ Comment Supports Title VII Claim (access required)

The Salvation Army wins summary judg­ment on plaintiff caseworker’s Title VII con­structive discharge and retaliation claims, but the Roanoke U.S. District Court says she can try her hostile environment claim based on a male supervisor’s alleged persistent comments about her ...

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