Law360, New York (January 26, 2018, 9:57 PM EST) -- Wawa Inc. won the dismissal of an ex-worker's discrimination claims Friday, as a New Jersey federal judge found the convenience store made a reasonable case that it fired a gas station attendant because he failed to ring up sales, and not in retaliation for complaining that a supervisor told him to "speak English."
U.S. District Judge Renee Marie Bumb granted summary judgment to Wawa, dismissing discrimination, retaliation and hostile work environment claims made by Safet Hajra, a Muslim immigrant from Kosovo. The opinion said Wawa presented sound evidence that Hajra was dismissed for his conduct, which was not used as a...
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