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Surveillance Video Thwarts Disability Claim (access required)

Although a former credit policy manager for Freddie Mac who suffers from fibromyalgia and sleep apnea won social security benefits, the objective medical evidence, as well as surveillance video showing plaintiff walking, driving, raking, dragging garbage cans, golfing and carrying ...

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No Interlocutory Appeal for Overtime-Pay Class (access required)

In this suit by plaintiff discount store employees for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act, a Norfolk U.S. District Court denies defendants’ motion to certify for interlocutory appeal the court’s earlier conditional certification of a class of plaintiffs. ...

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Cleaner’s Workload Shows Disparate Treatment (access required)

An African-American female housekeeper at a retirement home has stated Title VII claims for race and sex discrimination based on alleged disparate treatment in which she was assigned 148 rooms to clean, while one male Caucasian worker was only assigned ...

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No Claim from Ban on Postal Worker’s Book Ad (access required)

An employee of the U.S. Postal Service can’t recover for Title VII religious discrimination based on postal officials’ removal from post office bulletin board advertisements about the employee’s religious and genetic research and theories and a book he published to ...

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