Employment

Haynes v. Waste Connections Inc. (P)

The district court erred in granting summary judgment for an employer as to the plaintiff’s race discrimination claims. Here, a white comparator with the same supervisor had several workplace infractions, including twice using a cellphone while driving, driving while distracted,… Read More ›

Conner v. City of Danville (P)

The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission did not err in denying the claimant benefits, because she failed to prove that her injuries arose out of her employment as a police corporal. When she apparently slipped and almost fell on the wet grass,… Read More ›

Loudoun County v. Richardson (P)

The Workers’ Compensation Commission properly awarded permanent partial disability benefits to a claimant who was injured during his employment by Loudoun County as a fire department battalion chief. As a result of his injury, he received a total hip replacement…. Read More ›

Koontz v. Jording

The plaintiff alleges that two of her former supervisors at Home Depot defamed her and tortiously interfered with her employment by falsely stating multiple times that the plaintiff was separated from her employment at Home Depot due to her arrest… Read More ›

Hardy v. Lewis Gale Med. Ctr. LLC

In this putative class action alleging employment discrimination and wage violations, the court concludes that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s early right-to-sue regulation, 29 C.F.R. § 1601.28(a)(2), is invalid. Congress intended for the EEOC to have control over charges of… Read More ›

Gardner v. Shulkin

In this employment discrimination case, the court will not dismiss the plaintiff’s claim for discrimination based on “color” even though her EEOC charge cited only sex, race, and disability discrimination. During the administrative investigation, the plaintiff frequently cited her dark… Read More ›