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Doctor’s termination was not retaliation (access required)

Where a doctor alleged that he was terminated days after he complained about allegedly being pressured to commit fraud regarding hospital admissions, but there were legitimate, non-discriminatory reasons for his termination that he failed to show were pretextual, the employer ...

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WARN Act liability doesn’t extend to non-employer (access required)

Where employees constructing a nuclear station alleged the owner violated the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification, or WARN, Act when it halted construction at the facility, the owner wasn’t liable because it wasn’t the plaintiffs’ employer. Background In 2017, SCANA, ...

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Former school employee alleges officials defamed her (access required)

Where a school principal and the school district’s HR director allegedly accused the plaintiff of embezzlement, her defamation per se claim survived the motion to dismiss. Background Pamela Smith is a former employee of Norfolk Public Schools, or NPS. Plaintiff ...

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WARN Act plaintiffs awarded nearly $1.4 million (access required)

Where the court previously found a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification, or WARN Act, violation, and that the plaintiffs were entitled to payment for the workdays included in the 60 calendar days following their terminations without cause, the court adopted ...

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Suit over denial of quarantine proceeds (access required)

An employee’s Family and Medical Leave Act interference and retaliation claims have survived his employer’s motion to dismiss. Christian Crawford, a crew chief for a fire and water cleanup and restoration company, alleged his employer refused to allow him to ...

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Plaintiff’s age discrimination case fails (access required)

A federal judge has ruled against a former executive administrative assistant who alleged age discrimination in her workplace, saying that the plaintiff’s complaint acknowledged her position was eliminated due to advances in technology. As a result, a motion for summary ...

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