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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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‘Wake Me Up’ Accommodation Claim Advances (access required)

A manufacturing engineer for a lighting company, who suffered from sleep deprivation resulting from his fibromyalgia, has stated a claim for disability discrimination claim alleging employer fired him after he requested an accommodation that would allow him to be awakened ...

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