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No Retaliation Claim for ‘False Report’ Firing (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds summary judgment for an employer who fired a restaurant manager for reporting a coworker’s complaint of sexual harassment, which the employer determined after investigation was fabricated; filing a false report is not protected activity under Title ...

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Firing upheld for ‘false’ report of harassment (access required)

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An employer may fire an employee who reported a coworker’s sexual harassment claim, when the employer’s investigation determined the reporting employee fabricated the claim, a federal appeals court said on June 7. The employee said she reported the coworker’s claim ...

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Fired employees’ $800K distress damages set aside (access required)

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A defense contractor that fired a husband-and-wife executive team after they filed a qui tam suit does not owe the couple $800,000 in damages for emotional distress, an Alexandria federal court has ruled. On May 19, U.S. District Judge Anthony ...

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