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Jury awards black D.C. officers $425K for retaliation

WASHINGTON — A federal jury has for the second time ruled in favor of five black District of Columbia police officers who said they were retaliated against after raising allegations of racial discrimination. The jury awarded the officers $425,000 in ...

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Supreme Court sides with employers on retaliation suits

Workers who allege that their employer retaliated against them must meet a higher burden than merely showing that the desire to retaliate was one motivating factor, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a 5-4 decision that vacates a $3.4 million jury verdict.

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Somerset Co. deputy’s retaliation suit clears hurdle

James “Troy” Durham, who was fired from his job as a Somerset County sheriff’s deputy after he complained about being ordered to doctor an arrest report, has already won a $1.1 million verdict from a federal jury and a state-court action to get his job back.

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P.G. County firefighter wins $300K on retaliation claim

A retired Prince George’s County firefighter was awarded damages of $300,000 after a federal jury found the county unlawfully retaliated against her for filing a complaint of racial and gender bias.

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