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No Title VII Claim for Harassment by Students (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court dismisses an African-American male’s suit alleging defendant public school system violated Title VII and the Age Discrimination Employment Act when it dropped him from the roster of substitute teachers; the district judge accepts the magistrate ...

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‘The Pence Policy’ (access required)

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A politician’s policy of avoid­ing one-on-one meals with female associates sparked an outcry among many em­ployment lawyers and cul­tural commentators, but the practice espoused by Vice President Mike Pence may be more widespread than many professionals expect­ed. Virginia labor and ...

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Jury Can Hear Quid Pro Quo Harassment Claim (access required)

Although plaintiff probation officer’s supervisor purportedly was only being a “caring supervisor” when he rubbed her hand with his thumb and said he “hoped they could work something out” so she could keep her job, plaintiff has presented a jury ...

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Hospital Lab Tech Given Custom Work Station (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court grants employer summary judgment in plaintiff pathology assistant’s suit alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act; defendant hospital provided multiple accommodations for plaintiff’s back spasms, including work-station modifications to allow her to sit while ...

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Arbitration Ordered for Airline Bonus Dispute (access required)

In plaintiff airline pilots’ association’s suit alleging defendant airline violated the governing Railway Labor Act by distributing recruitment and retention bonuses that modified “rates of pay” under the parties’ union contract, the Alexandria U.S. District Court says this presents a ...

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