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No ADEA Suit from Biased Layoff Claim (access required)

A former executive architect for defendant healthcare company, who alleges he was fired after he complained about age discrimination against other employees, loses his Age Discrimination in Employment Act suit on summary judgment in the Alexandria U.S. District Court. Plaintiff, ...

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No Damages Allowed for ADA Retaliation Claim (access required)

A hospital radiology technologist who took periodic FMLA leave for her Crohn’s Disease, who alleges she was denied reasonable accommodations of working eight-hour, instead of 12-hour shifts, and being allowed to eat snacks periodically, is not entitled to a jury ...

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Airline Took Remedial Action on Complaints (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court awards United Airlines summary judgment in this Title VII hostile environment suit filed by two African-American flight attendants who allege they were subjected to insinuations that they were involved in a prostitution ring run out ...

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Poor Sales, Expired Product, Led to Discharge (access required)

A 46-year-old African-American district salesman for a medical device company cannot show a material factual dispute arising from his claims of race and age discrimination, as defendant employer demonstrated a sharp decline in sales in plaintiff’s territory and his failure ...

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Faith-Based Invitations Spawn Title VII Claim (access required)

Because a reasonable jury could conclude plaintiff’s immediate supervisor, a middle-school media specialist, knew her overtures – invitations to start the day with prayer and devotions, join a Bible study group and attend a Christian conference – were not welcomed ...

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No Sexual Harassment Suit for Postal Worker (access required)

The Richmond U.S. District Court rejects plaintiff postal worker’s Title VII complaint of gender-based disparate treatment, as she actually received a promotion when she returned to work after filing her EEOC complaint and being on unpaid-leave status for medical reasons ...

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ADA Settlement Enforced by Court (access required)

A protective services company that settled a failure-to-hire disability discrimination case by agreeing to pay plaintiff $72,000, including attorney’s fees of $28,800, and that has failed to make payments, appear in court or respond to its lawyer’s attempts to contact ...

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