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Employment Discrimination – Race – Retaliation v. RIF (access required)

Defendant Verizon South wins summary judgment in this Title VII and § 1981 employment discrimination suit filed by an African-American woman who lost her job as part of a reduction in force, but who claims she was terminated in retaliation ...

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Employment Discrimination – Sexual Harassment – Employer Liability – Faragher-Ellerth Defense (access required)

A woman who alleges her male co-worker at a packaging plant sexually harassed her by using threats of firing or disciplinary action if she refused to have sex with him, cannot recover from the employer; a Roanoke U.S. District Court ...

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Employment Discrimination – Title VII – Disability (access required)

A plaintiff discharged by defendant freight transport company cannot sue for disability discrimination because he has failed to allege he is a “qualified individual” under the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s suit. Nowhere ...

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Employment Discrimination – Right-To-Sue Letter – Forwarded Mail (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses a white male security representative’s Title VII suit alleging his female supervisor created a hostile work environment by disparaging him and other male employees, as plaintiff did not file suit within 90 days of ...

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Employment Discrimination – Disability – Patent Examiner – Exhaustion (access required)

A former patent examiner who alleges his employer, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, violated the Rehabilitation Act when it refused to extend a flexible work schedule to him and violated Title VII when it terminated him in retaliation, has ...

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Employment Discrimination – Title VII – FMLA – 11th Amendment Immunity (access required)

An African-American male who served as procurement director for the Maryland Court of Appeals loses his suit alleging Title VII race discrimination related to his termination after he requested sick leave, and violation of the Family & Medical Leave Act; ...

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Employment Discrimination – Race – Disparate Discipline – Timekeeping (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses a Title VII suit filed by a woman who alleges she was subjected to disparate discipline when she was terminated for a policy violation involving the method she used to record her time, when ...

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Employment Discrimination – Age – Harassment – Retaliation (access required)

An instructional systems design specialist for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, who began receiving negative performance reviews in 2005 and received a series of such reviews before and after her 2009 EEO complaint alleging age discrimination and harassment, has not ...

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