A former employee in the city of Norfolk, Virginia, won her grievance proceeding after she was wrongfully terminated by the city, but it was her actions after termination that led to accusations of “unclean hands.”
According to the Virginia Supreme Court’s May 19 ruling, Leila LaRock worked for the city of Norfolk for 14 years before her employment was terminated. LaRock filed a grievance and won reinstatement from the panel to her former position and backpay to the date of her termination. The city manager declined to implement the panel’s decision after it was discovered LaRock used her city login to access their cloud database system, Egnyte, on three occasions after termination but before the panel hearing.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]