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Marion Hedger claims Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York fired her illegally because the temple wants to hire people who are "young and hip." She demands $8 million in New York County Court.

Faisal Baig, a Pakistani Muslim, claims JetBlue Airways rescinded an offer of employment because it falsely considers him a "security risk," in Brooklyn Federal Court.

Crown Dodge-Crown Kia is accused of sexual battery and harassment by a woman who says the sexual aggression that forced her to quit was way beyond the pale, in Ventura County Court, Calif.

The Wackenhut Corp. accuses the Service Employees International Union of engaging in an "extortionate corporate campaign" against it, in Manhattan Federal Court.

A class-action complaint in Manhattan Federal Court accuses Sojitz Corp. of America of discriminating and retaliating against non-Japanese and non-Asian employees.

Class-action complaints alleging Labor Code violations have been filed against these defendants: AlliedBarton Security Services, in San Diego Superior Court; Ja Rodeo Restaurant dba The Prime Grill, Prudential Security-Eastside Group Corp., Kitchen Fabricators-Holton Installation, and El Tapatio Markets, in Los Angeles Superior Court; Sierra Asphalt, in Sacramento Superior Court; All-in-One Drywall, in Miami Federal Court; Gold Coast Beverage Distributors, and Nauti-Tech, in Fort Lauderdale Federal Court; Hometown Pest Control, and All State Products, in West Palm Beach Federal Court; and Ayala's Landscape Maintenance, in Ventura County Court, Calif.

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