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Bias allegations related to ‘quid pro quo’ claim (access required)

Where a former public service employee’s discrimination claim did not expressly allege “quid pro quo” harassment, but it did allege that her supervisor demanded she endure his harassment in exchange for continued employment, and reassigned her because she refused, those ...

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Creation of job-share not required by ADA (access required)

Where there was no existing “job sharing” position available for the pharmaceutical sales representative in the district, the company had no duty to create one in order to reasonably accommodate her disability. Although the company had previously permitted her to ...

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Ex-employee’s discrimination case can proceed (access required)

Where the former Veterans Affairs’ medical center employee alleged his supervisor treated him differently because of his race and religion, that the supervisor’s actions resulted in lower wages and that the supervisor had a history of treating other similarly situated ...

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Poor attendance was cause for termination (access required)

Where a former state government employee alleged she was terminated because of her race or religion, but there was a documented history of attendance and timeliness issues across multiple years and multiple supervisors, the employer prevailed on the discrimination claims. ...

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Supervisor’s hugs, touching not assault and battery (access required)

Where an assistant store manager allegedly hugged or touched an employee 10 times over a three-month period, and kissed her when she returned to work after surgery, he lacked the intent required for assault and his conduct did not amount ...

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