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Male Professors Sue NSU for Equal Pay (access required)

In this 66-year-old African-American male mathematics professor’s suit alleging violations of the Equal Pay Act by defendant Norfolk State University, the Norfolk U.S. District Court conditionally certifies a class of similarly situated male professors, based on NSU’s submission of its ...

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Employer Justified ‘No Rehire’ Status (access required)

A time-share salesman for the Massanutten resort who was demoted, then terminated and designated ineligible for rehire cannot show adverse employment action was based on his complaint of discrimination in favor of another salesman who had a romantic relationship with ...

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Administrator Sues Board for ‘Hostile Environment’ (access required)

A former director of special education states a sexual harassment claim against Pulaski County School Board based on a school board member’s persistent requests that plaintiff enter into a sexual relationship with him; the Roanoke U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s ...

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No Supervisor Liability in Pregnancy Bias Case (access required)

An administrative assistant for an eye surgery center cannot sue two supervisors in their individual and official capacities for alleged pregnancy discrimination that prompted her termination; the Norfolk U.S. District Court accepts the magistrate judge’s recommendation to dismiss the supervisors ...

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Coworker’s Date Requests Not ‘Harassment’ (access required)

A plaintiff who worked for a contractor that handled defendant Elizabeth Arden’s warehouse business, and then worked for Elizabeth Arden through referral by defendant Action Personnel Inc., loses her Title VII suit alleging sexual harassment and retaliation; the Roanoke U.S. ...

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No ADA Claim for Contract Nonrenewal (access required)

A transit security technician with the U.S. State Department who alleges his annual contract was not renewed after he requested a rest stop for overseas air travel to Islamabad, supported by a psychiatrist’s letter documenting the technician’s claustrophobia, has not ...

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No Retaliation Claim from ‘Incorrect’ Question Charge (access required)

A mortgage operations consultant’s complaint to the EEOC alleging termination for asking a “politically incorrect” question when he repeatedly asked his Nigerian coworkers to speak English, did not express a claim for Title VII retaliation, and the Richmond U.S. District ...

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Sales Performance, Not Race Bias, Led to Discharge (access required)

A female African-American hotel sales director who consistently failed to meet sales goals and complained about her male Caucasian supervisor’s rude and condescending behavior has failed to show a hostile work environment or racial animus in her termination and the ...

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