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Tag Archives: Employment Discrimination

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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Employee’s poor performance dooms bias claims (access required)

Where the evidence showed the employee’s unprofessional behavior and poor performance failed to meet the legitimate expectations of her employer, the employer prevailed on claims of religion, sex, age and disability discrimination. Background Plaintiff worked for defendant between 2009 and ...

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Plaintiff fails to explain delay in appealing adverse decision (access required)

Even if the 30-day filing time limit imposed by 5 U.S.C. § 7703(b)(2) is a nonjurisdictional claims-processing rule, and not a jurisdictional prescription, and even if nonjurisdictional claims-processing rules permit equitable tolling, the facts alleged were insufficient to meet the ...

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Bank’s no-hire decision not based on race or age (access required)

Where a bank showed it had a legitimate, nondiscriminatory reason not to hire the plaintiff and her own testimony corroborated that she struggled to maintain profitability in a prior bank position, no reasonable jury member would find that age or ...

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Teacher’s claims against school board fail (access required)

Where a teacher alleged a plausible failure to hire claim based upon his race, his disability discrimination, retaliation and defamation claims were dismissed as untimely or insufficient. However, he was given an opportunity to replead and state a claim for ...

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Government contractor not liable for bias or retaliation (access required)

Where an employee of a government contractor failed to plausibly suggest he suffered religious discrimination or retaliation, his claims were dismissed. And because the Fourth Circuit does not recognize a claim for discrimination based on sexual orientation and in any ...

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