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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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Tax franchisor’s former in-house counsel can represent plaintiffs (access required)

Where Liberty Tax, the tax preparation franchisor, failed to show that the confidential information its former in-house counsel obtained during his six-year tenure was substantially related to the issues in the case, its motion to disqualify him was denied. Background ...

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Company’s effort to disqualify employee’s counsel fails (access required)

Where the company moved to disqualify counsel representing an employee in her civil rights case because it was representing a co-defendant in a separate case involving the company’s successor corporation, the motion was denied because there was no actual or ...

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