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Labor & Employment – Civil Rights – Sex Discrimination – Retaliation Claim – Failure to Promote – University Department Chair (access required)

McKissick-Melton v. North Carolina Central University (Lawyers Weekly No. 003-021-16, 9 pp.) (Catherine Eagles, J.) 1:16-cv-00605; M.D.N.C. Holding: Plaintiff alleges that she complained to the defendant-university’s chancellor about discrimination by the dean of the university’s College of Arts and Sciences, ...

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Labor & Employment – Covent Not to Compete – Tort/Negligence – Wrongful Interference with Prospective Contract – Job Reference Shield Law (access required)

Bochkis v. Medical Justice Services, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 020-082-16, 15 pp.) (Michael Robinson, J.) 2016 NCBC 89 Holding: Plaintiff alleges that his former employer (defendant) and Healthgrades Operating Company – the parent company of plaintiff’s prospective employer – were ...

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Labor & Employment – Public Employees – Constitutional – Free Speech – Internal Complaints – Civil Practice – Subject Matter Jurisdiction – Administrative (access required)

Merrill v. Winston-Salem Forsyth County Board of Education (Lawyers Weekly No. 012-205-16, 15 pp.) (Wendy Enochs, J.) Appealed from Forsyth County Superior Court (Stanley Allen, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: Plaintiff’s repeated complaints about the defendant-school board’s attorney’s interpretation of ...

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