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Employee can’t show hostile environment because of sex (access required)

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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Health care provider dodges retaliation claims (access required)

Where an employee claimed she reported the “misconduct” and “unethical practices” of other employees to management, but did not allege the actions that triggered her reporting was conduct made unlawful by Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), ...

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Employee was terminated for misconduct, not retaliation (access required)

Where a former employee admitted she accepted $160 in cash from a co-worker after recording an offending video of him and stating she would post it online, and her employer concluded that she used the recording as “leverage to elicit ...

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Teacher terminated for ‘profane, inappropriate comments’ (access required)

Where a former Smyth County teacher twice posted profane and inappropriate comments about a student and a parent on social media, which resulted in complaints from parents, that behavior was the basis not to renew her contract, not her pregnancy. ...

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Employee’s own allegations doom his ADA claims (access required)

Where an employee confirmed in his deposition testimony that he had been “unable to work” since his relapse and failed to suggest a reasonable accommodation that would have allowed him to do so, his employer prevailed on wrongful termination and ...

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