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Employment Law: Discrimination-Retaliation-Factual Allegations

Where a plaintiff in an employment-discrimination and -retaliation action challenged the dismissal of his complaint, the judgment is affirmed because the plaintiff’s factual allegations did not plausibly give rise to an inference of unlawful discrimination or retaliation. Judgment is affirmed. ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Access to Courts-Retaliation

  Where an inmate brought claims alleging interference with his access to courts and  retaliatory discipline, the defendants were entitled to summary judgment on the access-to-courts claim, but a retaliatory-discipline claim against a defendant sergeant is remanded for the district ...

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Civil Rights: First Amendment-Retaliation-Qualified Immunity

  Where a terminated deputy sued his employer for First Amendment retaliation, the denial of summary judgment to the defendant sheriff  is reversed and remanded because the evidence showed that the defendant could have reasonably believed that the plaintiff’s speech ...

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Employment Law: Wage Discrimination-Retaliation-Nondiscriminatory Factors

Plaintiff appealed the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of defendant, plaintiff’s former employer, on plaintiff’s wage discrimination and retaliation claims. Where plaintiff’s pay differential was explained by valid factors other than sex and where plaintiff failed to ...

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Employment Law: Age Discrimination-Retaliation-Pretext

Plaintiff appealed the dismissal of his Age Discrimination in Employment Act and Title VII complaint, arguing that the district court erroneously granted adverse summary judgment on his discrimination and retaliation claims after he established pretext. Where the record supported the ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action-Administrative Segregation-Retaliation

  Where an inmate presented evidence that specific defendants placed him in administrative segregation and prevented him from providing his attorney with legal documents shortly after he filed a prior lawsuit against prison officials, an issue of material fact remained ...

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Employer-Employee: Discrimination-Retaliation-Timeliness of Claim

Plaintiff appealed the dismissal of her Title VII and §1981 employment-discrimination and retaliation claims, following which the district court declined to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over her state law claims. Where plaintiff failed to file her complaint within 90 days of ...

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Employer-Employee: Retaliation-Job Applicant-Religious Accommodation

Where the district court dismissed a claim that a hospital employer violated the Title VII provision against unlawful retaliation by withdrawing a conditional offer of employment after the potential employee requested a religious accommodation, the EEOC failed to establish a ...

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