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Former Roanoke Times Human Resources Employee Sues for Title VII Harassment and Retaliation

CBS affiliate WDBJ7 featured a story on Lucas v. BH Media Group and Lee Enterprises in which former employee Candace Lucas alleges she was terminated for complaining of a sexually harassing editor. Despite being told by her supervisor that she handle…
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Virginia Passes New LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination Laws

Virginia lawmakers passed comprehensive anti-discrimination legislation on Febrary 6, 2020 that makes the state the first in the South to enact such protections for LGBTQ people. The measures advanced on bipartisan votes, 59-35 in the House and 30-9…
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Strelka Law Represents Former Employees of Eldor Automotive in Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit and National Origin Discrimination Claim

As reported by WFXR Fox, Strelka Law Office represents David Broussard and Matthew Johnson, former employees of Eldor Automotive with claims of unpaid overtime compensation and discrimination on the basis of national origin. David Broussard has filed…
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Filed EEOC Charge Claims Company Fired Single Mother Due to Son's Cancer Diagnoses

As reported by Fox news, Strelka Law Office represents Rebecca Claussen, who was demoted and later terminated from employment with Salt Lake City-based marketing firm, the Summit Group. Ms. Claussen has filed a Charge of Discrimination with the U.S.…
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Strelka Law Office Negotiates $1.2 Million Settlement - - the "Maximum Total Amount" - - for Roanoke City Police Officers in Overtime FLSA Federal Lawsuit

CBS affiliate WDBJ7 reported on a recent settlement achieved by Strelka Law Office. After over a year of litigation, the City of Roanoke and the 343 current and former police officers of the Roanoke City Police Department represented by Strelka Law O…
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Strelka Law Office Files $4M Wrongful Termination Suit Against Pittsylvania County

Falling in line with Strelka Law Office’s past lawsuits against municipalities due to 1st Amendment retaliation, the Danville Register & Bee published an article focused on former DSS Director Sherry Flanagan’s claims. The case will l…
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Tommy Interviewed by WSLS RE: Two Racial Discrimination Lawsuits Against Lynchburg City Schools: "To me, these cases should be settled on the front end. But if Lynchburg wants to fight, I’ve got my boxing gloves."

NBC affiliate WSLS interviewed Tommy regarding two cases of racial discrimination against Lynchburg City Schools. Tommy spoke about how a former Superintendent made racially charged comments such as referring to black employees as “the helpR…
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Virginia Lawyers Weekly Quotes Tommy in Light of 4th Circuit Ruling: "The Progress We Demand Will Be Inevitable."

In Griffin v. Department of Labor Federal Credit Union, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a visually-impaired man did not have standing to demand that a website of a federal credit union integrate speech-based navigation into its website…
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Federal Judge Extends Title VII Protections to LGBTQ Former Employee of Bedford Police Department

As reported in Virginia Lawyers Weekly, a federal judge has issued a landmark opinion in a Strelka Law Office case. In Spencer v. Bedford County, Judge Norman K. Moon wrote that Ms. Spencer had sufficiently plead counts of Title VII discrimination an…
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Strelka Law Office Settles First Amendment Retaliation Lawsuit Against Bedford County Board of Supervisors

As reported in the Lynchburg News Advance, Strelka Law Office successfully settled a case of First Amendment employment retaliation and wrongful termination against Bedford County and County leaders. Strelka Law Office represented former Director of…
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