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Default vacated after employer advances meritorious defense (access required)

A plaintiff’s motion for a default judgment against his employer was denied because the employer was “reasonably” prompt in moving to vacate default, proffered a meritorious defense to the discrimination, retaliation and hostile work environment claims, including that the plaintiff was terminated for a nondiscriminatory reason, and there was no prejudice to the plaintiff. Background On Oct. ...