If you’re an employer in a lawsuit, you are held to a lower pleading standard than your employees.

Grant v. Bank of America, Civil Action No. 2:13-cv-342 (E.D.Va. Feb. 25, 2014), was handed down last week. The plaintiff, Ms. Grant, is black. She is suing her former employer and her former supervisor for race discrimination: she claims that when she was Vice President and Banking Center Manager, she did not receive the same […]

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If you’re in sales, you’re not entitled to overtime if you work outside “more than occasionally.”

Hantz v. Prospect Mortgage, LLC, Civil Action No. 1:13cv1435 (E.D. Va. Feb. 5, 2014); Cougill v. Prospect Mortgage, LLC, Civil Action No. 1:13cv1433 (E.D. Va. Jan. 14, 2014). Plaintiff Ronald Hantz worked as a mortgage loan officer at Prospect Mortgage from January 24, 2007, until October 16, 2009. Plaintiff Allison Cougill worked as a mortgage loan […]

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