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Firing upheld for ‘false’ report of harassment (access required)

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An employer may fire an employee who reported a coworker’s sexual harassment claim, when the employer’s investigation determined the reporting employee fabricated the claim, a federal appeals court said on June 7. The employee said she reported the coworker’s claim ...

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ALJ Erred in Discounting Pain, Doctor Opinion (access required)

In rejecting a social security disability application filed by a 38-year-old woman who suffered from multiple medically determinable impairments, the ALJ applied an improper legal standard to discredit claimant’s evidence of pain intensity and the opinions of her treating physicians, ...

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Tax relief lawyer agrees to VSB discipline (access required)

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A lawyer who owns a nationwide tax relief service has agreed to a public admonition from the Virginia State Bar coupled with promises to revise his pitch to taxpayers and to work to resolve complaints from four disgruntled customers. The ...

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