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Korean-Born Engineer Fired for Certification Failure (access required)

A Korean-born, naturalized U.S. citizen hired by the Pentagon to analyze structural engineering requirements for military installations, who was terminated when he failed to attain certification despite months of training, loses his suit alleging disparate treatment, hostile work environment and ...

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Denial of Training Seminar States Claim (access required)

An African-American female terminated from her position in the information technology services department at defendant Virginia Housing Development Authority has stated Title VII claims for race and sex discrimination, says a Richmond U.S. District Court. Liberally construing plaintiff’s pro se ...

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Employer Could Change Attendance Policy (access required)

An employer wins summary judgment in plaintiff’s suit alleging age and disability discrimination; the Newport News U.S. District Court says employer proved plaintiff was terminated after she failed to return to work following expiration of her extended leave under the ...

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‘Job Performance’ Evidence Admissible (access required)

A former media relations officer for the Iraq Reconstruction Office who attributes her termination and denial of a transfer to race discrimination cannot exclude all evidence related to job performance; although defendant has not claimed she was terminated for performance ...

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No Harassment Claim for Post-Sale ‘Slap’ (access required)

An employer wins summary judgment in a suit alleging retaliation for plaintiff’s complaint about sexual harassment when her male manager slapped her on the backside after she closed a particularly difficult sale of a resort timeshare; her internal complaint was ...

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Payroll Count May Show Title VII ‘Employer’ (access required)

A daycare teacher who alleges she was demoted then terminated in violation of Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act has raised a genuine issue of material fact that defendant daycare center is a covered employer, says a magistrate ...

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Discharge for Alleged Bogus Harassment Claim (access required)

A government contract employee who alleges he was removed from his consultant position on complaints by the supervising company that his work was shoddy and he had sexually harassed a female independent contractor has not alleged claims for race discrimination ...

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‘Race’ Claim Overlaps ‘National Origin’ Charge (access required)

Although plaintiff truck driver, a native of Puerto Rico, only checked boxes for “national origin” and “retaliation” in his EEOC charge and scribbled over the box for “race,” a Richmond U.S. District Court says he is not barred from pursuing ...

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