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Sales Rep Fired for False Records, Not HR Complaint (access required)

An African-American woman who complained about questions from contract marketing employees about whether she liked watermelon and whether there were still “crack hoes running around” Harlem, where plaintiff had family, was not terminated because of her complaints but because she ...

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EEOC Charge on Work Assignments Covers Training Denial (access required)

An EEOC charge alleging employer gave more arduous work assignments to black employees matches up with plaintiff’s judicial complaint alleging discriminatory denial of training and promotion, but the Newport News U.S. District questions the charge covering plaintiff’s claim of denial ...

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Age Bias Claim Fails for Faulty Remedy (access required)

Adopting the magistrate judge’s recommendation, a Harrisonburg U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s age discrimination complaint for failure to demand available relief; the pro se plaintiff has a plausible claim but she failed to meet minimum pleading standards when she asked ...

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Sales Rep Fired for Phony Sales-Call Logs (access required)

Although plaintiff, a female pharmaceutical sales representative, claims she was discharged in retaliation for her complaint of being bullied and intimidated by her male supervisor, company records show she was terminated for falsifying sales call records in violation of the ...

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Hostile Environment Claim Advances, But No Quid Pro Quo Claim (access required)

A female trainer of bomb-sniffing dogs for a government contractor failed to exhaust a Title VII claim for quid pro quo sexual harassment in her EEOC charge, which referenced her former male supervisor’s groping and lewd text messages, but the ...

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No Accommodation for Aide’s Shoulder Injury (access required)

A county school board wins summary judgment in this disability discrimination suit filed by an instructional aide whose shoulder injury allegedly prevented her from performing a job requirement that she be able to physically restrain autistic students in the classroom, ...

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