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Former employee’s retaliation claim survives dismissal (access required)

Where a former bank employee alleged she was the victim of continuous animus and retaliatory conduct after she complained that another employee’s termination was “not right,” and that the differing treatment culminated in her termination, she plausibly alleged a claim ...

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Ex-paramour’s quid pro quo sex harassment claim fails (access required)

Where the former girlfriend of a company owner, who also worked at the company, alleged that the owner made “unwelcome” sexual advances, but the owner did not know she was ending their relationship at the time, and any animus against ...

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Breach of contract claim doomed by first breach (access required)

Where an automotive parts supplier alleged that a warehouse distributor breached the parties’ contract, but the record showed the supplier committed the first breach by failing to keep the distributor competitive in the marketplace, the distributor was granted summary judgment. ...

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Employee can’t show hostile environment because of sex (access required)

Where a former elementary school cafeteria manager alleged a school custodian perpetuated a hostile work environment, but there was no showing that his alleged conduct was based on her sex, the school board was granted summary judgment. Background Judy A. ...

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Employee sued for taking company property (access required)

Where an employee allegedly downloaded over a thousand files containing an elevator repair company’s confidential business information onto a personal hard drive at the same time he was operating a competing business, the employer’s statutory and common law claims survived ...

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