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Tag Archives: U.S. District Court – Eastern District

Real estate company sued for retaliating against worker (access required)

Where an employee was placed on a performance improvement plan and terminated soon after he requested an accommodation for his disability and questioned the denial of that request, he plausibly alleged a claim for retaliation. Background Justin Ford alleges that ...

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Board of Elections chair dismisses suit by candidate (access required)

Where the Virginia Republican Committee chairman concluded that a candidate for office had insufficient signatures on her voter forms, her subsequent suit against the Board of Elections chair was dismissed. The Republican party is a private organization, and no Virginia ...

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Ex-employee’s discriminatory termination claims dismissed (access required)

Where a former employee of an electric cooperative alleged she was terminated because of her sex, national origin, religion, race and/or age, but there were no allegations showing the decisionmaker exhibited any bias against women, Iraqi-Kurds, Muslims or older workers, ...

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Lengthy absence dooms failure-to-accommodate claim (access required)

Where an employee was absent from work for nearly 12 months, she was not able to perform the essential functions of her position, dooming her failure-to-accommodate claim. Background Lolita Matammu’s amended complaint alleges three claims for violations of the Americans ...

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