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Man claims he was fired for filing bankruptcy (access required)

Where the bankruptcy code prohibits a private employer from terminating an employee “solely because” that individual has filed for bankruptcy, and the employee alleged he was terminated after his employer decided his bankruptcy made him a liability, the claim survived the motion to dismiss. Background Michael Johnston worked at a convenience store owned by Speedway LLC, for ...