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Labor & Employment — Civil Rights – Race Discrimination Claim – Tort/Negligence – False Imprisonment – Defamation (access required)

Young v. CareAlliance Health Services (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-195-14, 39 pp.) (Richard Mark Gergel, J.) 2:12-cv-02337; D.S.C. Holding: Both the plaintiff-nurse and a white nurse were accused of mishandling narcotics; although plaintiff also had two patient armbands in her locker ...

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Labor & Employment — Civil Rights — Race Discrimination Claim – Only Black Employee – Poor Relationship – Insubordination (access required)

Morrow v. Carolina Urologic Research Center, LLC (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-191-14, 23 pp.) (R. Bryan Harwell, J.) 4:13-cv-00695; D.S.C. Holding: Even though plaintiff was the defendant-employer’s only black employee, the employer gave legitimate, non-discriminatory reasons for firing plaintiff, i.e. she ...

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Labor & Employment-Civil Rights – Retaliation – Failure to Promote & Termination – Poor Performance (access required)

 Cade v. Astrue (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-171-14, 14 pp.) (Patrick Michael Duffy, J.) 2:11-cv-03498; D.S.C. Holding: Even though there were complaints about the quality and timeliness of plaintiff’s work, plaintiff contends that two of the complainers started finding severe problems ...

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Labor & Employment – Civil Rights – Sex Discrimination Claim – Sexual Harassment – Hostile Environment – Same Gender (access required)

Askins v. Starting Point (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-157-14, 22 pp.) (R. Bryan Harwell, J.) 4:12-cv-03547; D.S.C. Holding: Even though the female defendants may have engaged in unprofessional behavior, plaintiff has not shown that they were homosexual, that they made any ...

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Labor & Employment – Civil Rights – Civil Practice – Subject Matter Jurisdiction – Administrative Remedies – Pregnancy Discrimination & Retaliation (access required)

Tonkin v. Shadow Management, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-156-14, 11 pp.) (Joseph Anderson Jr., J.) 3:12-cv-00198; D.S.C. Holding: Even though plaintiff knew the facts behind her retaliation claim when she filed her EEOC charge, in the EEOC charge, she only ...

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