Holding that “an adequate complaint must provide fair notice to the defendants and state a facially plausible legal claim” (citing Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 556 U.S. 662, 129 S.Ct. 1937, 173 L.Ed.2d 868 (2009)), and Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, 550 U.S. 544, 127 S.Ct. 1955, 167 L.Ed.2d 929
Holding that "it is the plaintiff's burden to take the step which brings his case safely into the next phase of the litigation. The court need not conjure up unpled allegations or contrive elaborately arcane scripts in order to" allow the plaintiff's complaint to survive
Holding that to establish a prima facie case of disability discrimination under the ADA, a plaintiff must prove: “ that [he] was ‘disabled’ within the meaning of the ADA; that [he] was able to perform the essential functions of [his] job with or without accommodation; and that [he] was discharged or adversely affected, in whole or in part, because of [his] disability”
Holding in context of FLSA retaliation claim that an adverse employment action generally occurs when employer " take something of consequence from the employee" or " withhold from the employee an accouterment of the employment relationship"
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Holding that in civil actions proceeding in federal court based solely on diversity jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1332, the district court "shall not have supplemental jurisdiction" over "claims by plaintiffs against persons made parties under Rule . . . 24" or "over claims by persons . . seeking to intervene as plaintiffs under Rule 24," if "exercising supplemental jurisdiction over such claims would be inconsistent with the jurisdictional requirements of section 1332"