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Company not liable for sexual assault of plaintiff (access required)

Although a woman’s co-worker was found liable for sexually assaulting her during her shifts at Radford Arsenal, the evidence was insufficient to hold their employer liable for the co-worker’s  conduct. Background Carla A. Clehm is an employee of defendant BAE ...

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Jury to decide quid pro quo and retaliation claims (access required)

Where the record was not clear on whether the plaintiff’s termination was in retaliation for rejecting her supervisor’s advances, the plaintiff failed to demonstrate she was subjected to a hostile work environment based on sex. Background The Equal Employment Opportunity ...

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No interlocutory review over ADA decision (access required)

Where there does not appear to be a substantial difference of opinion within the Fourth Circuit that compensatory damages, punitive damages and a jury trial are unavailable for retaliation claims under the ADA, the plaintiff’s motion to pursue an interlocutory ...

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CFO’s termination was not unlawful (access required)

Where the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center eliminated the CFO position to meet a budget reduction mandated by then-Gov. Terry McAuliffe, and not because of the plaintiff’s complaints, the defendants’ motion for summary judgment on the whistleblower and retaliation claims ...

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Company did not discriminate or retaliate against employee (access required)

Where it was demonstrated that the discipline levied upon the plaintiff was because of his violations of company policies, and not because of his race, color or prior complaints, there was no unlawful discrimination, retaliation or a hostile work environment. ...

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Noose in workplace was isolated incident (access required)

Where the defendants swiftly investigated the one incident of a noose in the workplace, retrained staff and promptly sought to accommodate the plaintiff with new housing or relocation, the plaintiff could not establish race discrimination or a hostile work environment. ...

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Ex-dean may replead hostile environment claim (access required)

Although the plaintiff alleged the dean of the University of Richmond School of Arts and Sciences caused her to resign as associate dean, her allegations were insufficient to plausibly show a hostile work environment or gender discrimination. She may, however, ...

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Paper company prevails on Title VII, pay claims (access required)

Where a plaintiff brought gender and race discrimination claims against International Paper Company alleging it subjected her to a hostile work environment that resulted in her constructive discharge, paid her unequally and retaliated against her, the record did not support ...

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