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Contract Counterclaim Against FLSA Plaintiff Dismissed (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court magistrate judge dismisses an employer’s counterclaim against plaintiff, who sued for overtime pay, because employer makes only conclusory assertions and does not allege facts supporting his claims that plaintiff is liable to repay a loan ...

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Some Emails Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege (access required)

After in camera examination of a series of emails and other documents that circulated in defendant company, and considering whether in-house counsel appears to be discussing business or legal issues, a Richmond U.S. District Court magistrate judge orders disclosure of ...

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Retaliation Trial for Employer Who Shared EEOC Charge (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says a boatyard owner is not entitled to summary judgment in an African-American boat painter’s claim that defendant owner violated Title VII when he fired plaintiff without explanation, then retaliated after plaintiff filed an EEOC ...

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‘Show Cause’ Issued Against Pro Se Plaintiff (access required)

A Richmond District Court magistrate judge recommends that a self-styled “semi-professional litigator” be ordered to show cause why he should not be sanctioned for filing what appears to be yet another of his ongoing frivolous and vexatious lawsuits, in violation ...

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