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Claim Against ‘Joint Employer’ Survives (access required)

An employee cannot sue “Denny’s” under Title VII in Richmond U.S. District Court after filing an EEOC charge that named “RREMC LLC,” the Florida company that owns Virginia Denny’s franchises, but the complaint’s allegations that Denny’s is a “joint employer” ...

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Joint Employer Issue Is Jury Question (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court denies summary judgment to defendant peanut processing plant, who hired plaintiff through a temporary agency, and whose supervisor allegedly harassed plaintiff and other African-American employees with racist epithets; plaintiff alleges he was fired in retaliation ...

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Counterclaims Dismissed in Law Firm Dissolution (access required)

In this litigation arising out of the dissolution of intellectual property law firm Jacobson Holman PLLC, an Alexandria U.S. District Court grants plaintiff firm member’s motion to dismiss the firm’s counterclaims against two other firm members for payments into firm ...

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