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Employment Discrimination – Disability – Res Judicata – State Grievance Procedure (access required)

A community college employee who was discharged after he allegedly sought treatment for substance abuse but who won reinstatement through the Virginia Department of Employee Dispute Resolution cannot sue the community college for disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities ...

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Employment Discrimination – Disability – Patent Examiner – Job Performance (access required)

A former patent examiner who alleges disability from his diagnosis of coronary artery disease-unstable angina, cannot sue the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for disability discrimination for its alleged failure to accommodate plaintiff by allowing him a flexible work schedule ...

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Employment Discrimination – Sexual Harassment – S.C. Law – Supervisor Status – Constructive Discharge (access required)

The 4th Circuit vacates summary judgment for employer in a female assistant retail store manager’s suit alleging the male store manager verbally, and with intrusive physical contact, sexually harassed her in violation of South Carolina state law, leading her to ...

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Employment Discrimination – Retaliation – Billing Supervisor – Overtime Pay Rules (access required)

An African-American female employee who formerly worked as a billing supervisor at defendant trucking company loses her suit alleging discrimination and retaliation, as a Richmond U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to the employer. Plaintiff’s prima facie case on the ...

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Employment Discrimination – Disability – Hearing Loss – Rehabilitation Act (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to the federal government in a federal employee’s suit alleging disability discrimination pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, on the basis that his voluntary retirement from the U.S. Marshal Service amounted ...

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