Home (page 21)

Tag Archives: Employment Discrimination

‘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 ...

Read More »

No ADA Claim for ‘Shy Bladder Syndrome’ (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to employer, residential door manufacturer CraftMaster, in a discrimination suit filed by a former truck loading specialist who alleges he suffered Title VII discrimination after he defended a victim of sexual harassment ...

Read More »

Salesman Claims Child-Care Based Gender Bias (access required)

A male pharmaceutical sales representative cannot sue for gender discrimination based on his supervisor’s inquiry about whether the salesman’s wife could take their children to school at 8:30 so the salesman could comply with the supervisor’s 8:00 a.m. start time ...

Read More »

Jury Can Hear Racial Harassment Claims (access required)

In this suit by four African-American males who allege repeated instances of racial harassment by supervisory and nonsupervisory personnel at defendant JTEKT Automotive Virginia’s Daleville plant, the Roanoke U.S. District Court grants employer summary judgment on several of the individual ...

Read More »

No Age Bias Claim After Retirement Notice (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant school board in this race and age discrimination suit filed by an African-American plaintiff over 70 years old whose position as maintenance director was eliminated by the board. Plaintiff claims ...

Read More »

Plaintiff Loses Bias Claim, Pays Defense Fees (access required)

An African-America female employee of defendant Navy Federal Credit Union, who responded to an employee counseling session with an abrupt departure and outburst of profanity directed at management and coworkers, and who turned in her badge, was not justified in ...

Read More »