You don’t need to be on the payroll to be an employee.

Good v. Fairfax County, et al., Civil Action No. 1:14-cv-1350 (E.D.Va. December 19, 2014). Ann Good, the plaintiff, was hired by the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office in 1993 as a Deputy Sheriff. Fifteen years later, she began working as a Basic Instructor at the Fairfax County Criminal Justice Academy, referred to in this decision as the […]

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Your automatic email acknowledgement may be used as evidence against you in a court of law.

Wilson v. Dollar General Corporation, et al., Case No. 4:14-cv-00033 (W.D.Va. November 30, 2014). We wrote about Lamont Wilson’s termination from his job at Dollar General Corporation last year here. In that case, Mr. Wilson was permanently blind in one eye, and began to lose the sight in his other eye. He sought additional leave from […]

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Don’t DIY at EEOC.

Baiden-Adams v. Forsythe Transportation, Inc., Case 1:13-cv-272 (E.D.Va. Sept. 4, 2013). In this case, the plaintiff had prepared and filed her own Charge of Discrimination form with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission without the assistance of a lawyer. In theory, the EEOC process is supposed to be user-friendly. In practice, however, there are many traps […]

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