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Employment Law

Title VII doesn’t apply to individual supervisors

Because Title VII does not provide a remedy against individual defendants who do not qualify as “employers,” the claims of a former health system employee against her supervisors were dismissed. Background Karen Jones, appearing pro se, alleges that her former ...

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Government employee’s discrimination claims fail

Where a Department of State auditor alleged he was not selected for an assignment because of his race, color and sex, but the evidence showed there were legitimate business reasons for choosing someone else, including giving the opportunity to an ...

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Airport security officer fired for shoving another officer

Where video evidence showed a transportation security officer, or TSO, shoved another TSO officer at Dulles Airport, an investigation concluded the second officer was not the aggressor and the shoving violated the Transportation Security Agency, or TSA’s, code of conduct, ...

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Employee can’t show hostile environment because of sex

Where a former elementary school cafeteria manager alleged a school custodian perpetuated a hostile work environment, but there was no showing that his alleged conduct was based on her sex, the school board was granted summary judgment. Background Judy A. ...

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