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Tag Archives: Employment Discrimination

Employee fired for dishonesty did not have discrimination claim (access required)

Where a lesbian employee was fired by the same person who had hired her approximately eight months earlier, and the person who fired her had ample reason to believe that she had been dishonest in the course of her employment, ...

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Ex-employee exhausted administrative remedies (access required)

An employer lost its motion to dismiss as its former employee adequately alleged she exhausted administrative remedies. Although she had not received her right-to-sue letter, more than 180 days had elapsed after she filed her charge of discrimination. Background Alice ...

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Employee subject to racial epithets had viable discrimination claim (access required)

A black employee who was repeatedly called racial epithets, both directly and in conversations where he was mentioned, and was terminated only two months after complaining to his supervisor could proceed to trial on his claims of race discrimination, retaliation ...

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Revocation of limited-duty assignment claims time-barred (access required)

A postal worker could not sue for disability discrimination based on the revocation of the limited-duty assignment following a workplace accident because she failed to meet with an Equal Employment Office counselor within 45 days after receiving notice of the ...

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Collective action proceeds where claims are similar (access required)

Former IT employees who allege the defendants engaged in age discrimination can pursue their claims as a collective action because they held similar titles, are located in the same location and allege similar conduct. Although the defendants argued the differences ...

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Change from full-time to part-time not an adverse action (access required)

Where an employee voluntarily left her employment after her position was downgraded from full-time to part time, she was not constructively discharged. and the change did not constitute an adverse employment action sufficient to establish a prima facie case of ...

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Driver fired over sick day has valid discrimination claim (access required)

A garbage truck driver who was terminated for job abandonment after missing a single day of work due to illness has a valid employment discrimination claim because his performance was satisfactory, his employer’s changing rationale for the termination suggested pretext ...

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