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UVA dismisses former nurse’s COVID vaccination suit (access required)

Where a nurse who was discharged for not providing proof of vaccination or obtaining a religious or medical exemption sued the University of Virginia, her claims were dismissed. UVA’s policy is related to the government interest in preventing COVID-19 from ...

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Settlement class certified in pizza delivery driver suit (access required)

Where the parties moved to settle the suit alleging that pizza delivery drivers were not paid overtime and the record showed that the collective-action plaintiffs all held the same job, were subject to the same overtime pay calculation, liability was ...

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Insufficient briefing dooms appeal of denied benefits (access required)

Where appellant argues the Virginia Employment Commission wrongful denied him unemployment benefits after erroneously concluding that he was discharged for misconduct, the merits of most of his 30 assignments of error cannot be reached either because he has not adequately ...

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Court conditionally certifies meal break class (access required)

Where employees showed that the defendants’ conduct may have violated the meal break rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, a conditional class was certified. Because the evidence was insufficient to justify conditional certification of a nationwide collective, ...

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Alleged whistleblower sued for breaching non-disclosure (access required)

Where a veterinarian spoke with media outlets about how her employer was allegedly treating dogs trained to help law enforcement agencies detect explosives, and the company alleged her disclosures breached her non-disclosure agreement, or NDA, and caused the company “financial ...

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Company sued for allegedly misclassifying employees (access required)

Where a distributor of Pepperidge Farm products alleged that Pepperidge Farm exercised significant control and oversight over him, that control caused him to have virtually no opportunity for profit and loss, that the long-term job required no special skill, that ...

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