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Tag Archives: Judge Rossie D. Alston Jr.

Unpaid overtime lawsuits severed for trial

Where two lawsuits involving alleged unpaid overtime were previously consolidated for discovery and pretrial purposes, they will now proceed to separate trials. Separate trials promote convenience, minimize the risk of prejudice to all parties and promote judicial expedition and economy. ...

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School Board defeats former teacher’s claims

Where the court previously held that the Prince William School Board did not discriminate or retaliate against a former high school teacher when it ended his employment, and the teacher then filed this suit alleging discrimination and retaliation in connection ...

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Lack of causal connection dooms retaliation claims

Where a former employee of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency alleged that she was terminated in retaliation for protected activity, but she failed to causally connect the termination to her protected activity, the NGA prevailed on the retaliation claims. Background Plaintiff ...

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Denial of applications not arbitrary, capricious

Where an applicant alleged the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, was arbitrary and capricious when it allegedly delayed and ultimately denied her applications, the agency was granted summary judgment. Its decisions bore a “rational connection” to the ...

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