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Supreme Court says company can’t fire employee’s fiancée

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says companies can’t fire people simply because they are in a relationship with other employees who complain of discrimination. The high court on Monday unanimously ruled for Eric Thompson, who was fired from a North ...

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Former Merck & Co. saleswoman claims she was fired in retaliation

Trial began Monday afternoon in the case of a former Merck & Co. saleswoman who claims she was fired two years ago in retaliation for reporting her supervisor’s violations of the pharmaceutical giant’s corporate policies. Jennifer Scott had complained to ...

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Week in review: 12/24/10

UM fires coach over empty seats The University of Maryland, College Park fired its football coach, Ralph Friedgen, on Monday, even though the team will play next week in the Military Bowl and the school is obligated to pay him $2 ...

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