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Tag Archives: Judge Raymond A. Jackson

Change to Overtime Wage Act applied retroactively (access required)

Where the Virginia General Assembly amended the Virginia Overtime Wage Act on July 1, 2022, to eliminate the availability of treble damages, that change was procedural and thus applies retroactively. Background On April 29, 2022, Gwendolyn Meharg sued Harmony on ...

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Student athlete can sue university for retaliation (access required)

A former student athlete’s Title IX retaliation and intentional infliction of emotional distress claims against the College of William & Mary can go forward, a U.S. District Court judge has ruled. The plaintiff alleged that her basketball coach surveilled her ...

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Time-barred complaint not subject to equitable tolling (access required)

Where an employee failed to timely file her charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or EEOC; failed to demonstrate that extraordinary circumstances beyond her control prevented her from filing on time and failed to diligently pursue her ...

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Contracts with VA entity establishes jurisdiction (access required)

Where out-of-state companies contracted with a Virginia-based corporation to implement uniform practices, including the practices that resulted in the alleged Fair Labor Standard Act violations at issue in this suit, the court could exercise jurisdiction over the foreign defendants. Background ...

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Deficient performance dooms discrimination claims (access required)

Where an employee alleged that he was terminated because of his race and disability, but the record showed that he was not meeting his employer’s legitimate expectations for several months, the employer prevailed on the discrimination claims. Background Johnny W. ...

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