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Isolated Comments Not Hostile Environment (access required)

A supermarket wins summary judgment in this hostile environment race discrimination suit filed by an African-American male who was terminated as a grocery department manager after the first assistant manager asked plaintiff to help out at the cash registers and ...

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Employee Fired for Lie on Job Application (access required)

Although a female construction site “helper” claims her marriage to a coworker was annulled before she applied to work for the construction firm, the firm nevertheless could conclude she still was “related to” him under the company’s broad rules about ...

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Deli Manager Can’t Show Bias in Discharge (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to employer, a Kroger store, in this suit alleging race discrimination filed by an African-American employee who was deli manager when the company terminated his 29-year career based on its discovery that ...

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Litigation pitfalls and pratfalls (access required)

Lawyers can find plenty of ways to stay out of a courtroom. Instead of the hand-to-hand combat of a trial before judge or jury, they can opt for some form of alternative dispute resolution. But the lure of the courtroom ...

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Assault By Coworker States Harassment Claim (access required)

A former restaurant server has stated a Title VII claim for sexual harassment with allegations that an unidentified coworker sexually assaulted her in the workplace, but the Roanoke U.S. District Court dismisses her claim for retaliation. Plaintiff alleges a coworker ...

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