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

Wedding venue’s challenge to COVID-19 order rejected (access required)

Where a wedding venue was unlikely to succeed on its claim that the governor’s COVID-19 order preventing wedding venues from nonreligious ceremonies with more than 25 attendees violated its First Amendment and equal protection rights, its motion for a preliminary ...

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Direct evidence of age bias was insufficient (access required)

Although the plaintiff presented direct evidence of age discrimination – a statement by a member of the interview committee that another candidate received the job because he was younger and more energetic – the employer nevertheless prevailed on summary judgment ...

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Supervisor’s acts didn’t create hostile environment (access required)

Where the former Virginia Tech employee’s hostile work environment claim ultimately relied on a single instance where her male supervisor “pinched and played with his nipple in a suggestive manner” during a meeting, the alleged incident was not sufficiently severe ...

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