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Worker on Unpaid Leave Wins Back Benefits (access required)

After a three-day bench trial, an Alexandria U.S. District Court says defendant pension benefit plan abused its discretion in denying plaintiff’s claim for retroactive benefits when employer AT&T belatedly disclosed that plaintiff was entitled to receive an unreduced pension benefit ...

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Retaliation Damages for Sharing EEOC Charge (access required)

A boatyard owner retaliated against an African-American boat painter when he shared with other area boatyard owners the boat painter’s EEOC charge, filed after the painter’s termination; the Richmond U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge who tried the case awards the ...

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Venue Lacking for Employee Claim (access required)

Following the recommendation of the U.S. Magistrate Judge, the Newport News U.S. District Court dismisses an employee’s claim asserting Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) violations against a former employer and two subsidiaries arising from Maryland employment; employee failed to make ...

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Foreclosure Complied With Deferral Agreement (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court granted lender and a substitute trustee summary judgment on borrowers’ breach of contract, emotional distress and fraud claims; lender’s actions complied with the deed of trust and subsequent agreement to defer foreclosure to allow review ...

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