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Retaliation claim vs. university survives

Dropped from team concept

A former human resources director’s retaliation claim survived his former employer’s motion to dismiss after the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia determined that the plaintiff’s allegations “sufficiently allege materially adverse employment actions.” The defendant, Norfolk State ...

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Former DSS director advances wrongful termination claim

A former Department of Social Services (DSS) director can move forward on her First Amendment retaliation and wrongful termination claim against a member of the DSS Board and County Board of Supervisors, a federal court judge has ruled. But U.S. ...

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Claim rejected — Judge: No ‘Bowman’ action for safety-claim retaliation

A Richmond federal judge has rejected a state-law wrongful termination claim based on alleged retaliation against an employee who reported safety and health violations. The Bowman claim fizzled because the state code already provides a “extensive statutory remedy” that precludes ...

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