Federal court OKs dismissal of teacher case - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.

Federal court OKs dismissal of teacher case

Posted: Updated:

by Michele Catahay

Guam - The District Court of Guam has granted the motion to dismiss in a case filed by former Department of Education teacher Gabriel Lau against the agency. Lau filed a complaint asserting that he was wrongfully terminated from his position as a teacher at D.L. Perez Elementary School in 2008. Lau claimed his termination was without a justifiable cause, that the principal violated the family and medical leave act when she demanded he come into work despite is medical condition and that the principal created a hostile working environment.

The court found that the plaintiff failed to meet his burden of proving the court had federal question jurisdiction, therefore the case was dismissed.

  • NEWS HEADLINESMore>>

  • GPA seeks land deal to build new power plant

    GPA seeks land deal to build new power plant

    The Guam Power Authority went before the Guam Ancestral Lands Commission this afternoon seeking a deal to purchase 40 acres of land in Dededo in order to build a new 180-megawatt Power Plant.

    More >>

    The Guam Power Authority went before the Guam Ancestral Lands Commission this afternoon seeking a deal to purchase 40 acres of land in Dededo in order to build a new 180-megawatt Power Plant.

    More >>
  • Laws struggle to keep up with technology, social media

    Laws struggle to keep up with technology, social media

    Laws struggle to keep up with technology, social media

    Laws are struggling to keep up with technology. Facebook, Snapchat, Whatsapp - or whatever your choice social media, abusers are misusing these platforms as presented on Day Two of the Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence 2017 kNOw More to End Sexual Violence Conference. Featured speaker Toby Shulruff is a senior technology safety specialist with the SafetyNet Project. She says women are more prone to harassment online as well as what's become known as "reven...More >>
    Laws are struggling to keep up with technology. Facebook, Snapchat, Whatsapp - or whatever your choice social media, abusers are misusing these platforms as presented on Day Two of the Guam Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence 2017 kNOw More to End Sexual Violence Conference. Featured speaker Toby Shulruff is a senior technology safety specialist with the SafetyNet Project. She says women are more prone to harassment online as well as what's become known as "reven...More >>
  • Stroll Guam takes Hafa Adai Pledge, demos ridesharing platform

    Stroll Guam takes Hafa Adai Pledge, demos ridesharing platform

    Amit Sachdev, Stroll Guam CEO signs the Hafa Adai Pledge - making the company the 703rd local business to take the pledge. Sachdev vowed that Stroll employees would follow three distinct pledges.

    More >>

    Amit Sachdev, Stroll Guam CEO signs the Hafa Adai Pledge - making the company the 703rd local business to take the pledge. Sachdev vowed that Stroll employees would follow three distinct pledges.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly