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No Costs for Deposition on Damages (access required)

After granting defendant summary judgment in plaintiff’s Title VII suit alleging gender discrimination and retaliation, a Harrisonburg U.S. District Court grants defendant its costs, but deducts the cost of defendant’s deposition of plaintiff’s husband as it was relevant only to ...

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Ex-HR director settles suit against Chesterfield (access required)

A former human resources director for Chesterfield County has settled her lawsuit alleging the county discriminated by giving her a less generous severance package than the “sweetheart deals” given to her male counterparts. The county has paid Karla Gerner $42,000, ...

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DOT Procedure Not Exhaustion Requirement (access required)

A commercial truck driver can sue for disability discrimination when he was terminated from his job after suffering a transient ischemic attack, after the driver’s treating physician employer’s physicians said the driver was qualified to return to work but one ...

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Employer Wins Age Discrimination Suit (access required)

A cleaning services technician for VCU Health System who alleges he was repeatedly passed over for promotions due to age discrimination loses his suit alleging age discrimination as the Richmond U.S. District Court grants summary judgment for defendant. Plaintiff’s hostile ...

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Confidentiality Clause in Agreement Breached, Company Says (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says a company that alleges a former employee who settled her sexual harassment claim breached a confidentiality clause by sharing details of the settlement with a coworker, who in turn sued the company, can sue ...

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‘Non-Asset’ Nurse Can Try ADA Claim (access required)

A 50-year-old diabetic nurse who alleges defendant hospital terminated her for age and disability discrimination loses on summary judgment on her age discrimination claim, but the Abingdon U.S. District court sees triable issues of fact in her disability discrimination claim ...

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Comments Did Not Create ‘Hostile Environment’ (access required)

A Ford dealership wins summary judgment in this race discrimination suit in which an African-American claims he was subjected to a hostile work environment based on a series of comments referencing plaintiff as looking like a “thug,” having access to ...

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