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WDVA: Conflicting reasons for employee’s termination merit trial (access required)

An employee failed to identify evidence that his supervisor’s lewd comments to him were because of (his) sex, but his employer’s varied explanations for terminating him after he complained precluded summary judgment as to retaliation. Because some evidence suggested that his accused harasser made the termination decision, punitive damages could be available. Background Plaintiff Thomas Dooley began ...