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No Claim from Isolated Incidents (access required)

A sheriff wins summary judgment in this race discrimination suit in which an African-American male inmate services counselor alleged a “hostile environment” arising from another African-American coworker leaving a watermelon at his work station, a Caucasian coworker making a comment, ...

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Public Employee Disability Claims Dismissed (access required)

A county school food-service worker who has received ordinary disability from the Fairfax County Employees Retirement System (FCERS) cannot sue for breach of contract, due process or equal protection violations arising from denial of her claim for service-connected disability; the ...

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No Hostile Environment Despite Racial Slurs (access required)

A 56-year-old African-American woman who worked as an instructional assistant in a preschools autism program, who was counseled for a series of unexcused absences and other performance deficiencies, cannot sue for Title VII hostile environment based on allegations of two ...

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No Discrimination Claim for Chemotherapy Patient (access required)

Defendant federal agency and supervisors win summary judgment in this suit filed by an African-American female employee who alleges defendants violated Title VII and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 by requesting certain medical documentation during plaintiff’s nine-month work absence from ...

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