Elizabeth Torphy-Donzella Wins Before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Elizabeth Torphy-Donzella won a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.  The trial court had granted summary judgment to the employer, a continuing care retirement community, on the plaintiff’s claims of pregnancy discrimination.  The plaintiff appealed to the Fourth Circuit, which affirmed summary judgment for the employer.

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Teresa D. Teare was Extensively Quoted in a Recent Article by Thompson’s HR Compliance Expert, “Employers in Colorado within Rights to Fire Medical Marijuana Users.”

Teresa D. Teare was extensively quoted in a recent article by Thompson’s HR Compliance Expert, “Employers in Colorado within Rights to Fire Medical Marijuana Users.”  The article discussed a recent decision by the Colorado Supreme Court, upholding the employer’s right to terminate an employee for use of medical marijuana, which is lawful under state law […]

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Elizabeth Torphy-Donzella Won Summary Judgment in Federal District Court for a Hospital

Elizabeth Torphy-Donzella won summary judgment in federal district court for a hospital. The Plaintiff had brought claims of race discrimination and retaliation.  The court, however, found that the actions about which Plaintiff had complained either did not constitute adverse employment actions on which a claim could be based or were legitimate disciplinary actions based on […]

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