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School board did not discriminate against teacher (access required)

Where a pre-K special education teacher was not meeting the expectations of the Arlington County School Board, no adverse employment action was taken against him and he did not show he was treated differently from similarly situated employees outside of ...

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Jury to decide if defendants violated ADA (access required)

Where the record contained differing explanations for the plaintiff’s termination as controller, which came three months after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and one month after he began chemotherapy, a jury will decide if his employer violated the Americans ...

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Employee’s age discrimination suit fails twice (access required)

Where the plaintiff was terminated as treasurer by one company and was not hired by a successive employer, his suit alleging age discrimination failed because he presented no evidence that his age was the reason for the employment decisions. Background ...

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Second discrim suit survives motion to dismiss (access required)

Although the Virginia Department of Health argued a second failure-to-accommodate suit by an employee with cerebral palsy was barred by a prior release and settlement, or because the proposed accommodation was unreasonable, these arguments were rejected at the motion to ...

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Action over worker classification stays in Virginia (access required)

Where the plaintiff filed suit in the Western District alleging he and a nationwide class of workers were misclassified as independent contractors, his motion to change venue to Texas was rejected because defendants and documents are located here, and Texas ...

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Virginia Tech’s administrative remedy argument fails (access required)

Where the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a right to-sue-letter less than 180 days after the plaintiff filed a charge of discrimination against Virginia Tech, the college’s argument that administrative remedies had not been exhausted was rejected because the EEOC ...

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USPS prevails in discrimination suit (access required)

Where a current postal employee failed to identify similarly situated employees who were treated differently, failed to prove a causal connection between his protected activity and adverse employment action and failed to rebut the United State Postal Service’s legitimate reasons ...

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Airport authority did not discriminate or retaliate against employee (access required)

Where the facts showed a former employee was terminated after the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, or MWAA, conducted a legitimate internal investigation into his conduct, that his complaints about the workplace were normal disagreements or managerial judgments and that he ...

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