Supreme Court held that a terminated employee may have a claim for retaliation
under Title VII, even though that employee never opposed or participated in
protected activity, but alleged that his termination was the company's response
to another employee's allegations of discrimination. Darrell...
The anti-retaliation provision of Title VII of The Civil
Rights Act of 1964, as amended ("Title VII") prohibits an employer from
"discriminat[ing] against any of his employees . . . because he has made a
charge" under Title VII. 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-3(a). Title VII allows
In a significant employment law case, the Fourth Circuit ruled last Friday
that an employer may decline employment to a prospective employees due to her
having made FLSA charges against a previous employer. The case, decided 2-1
over a strong dissent from Judge King, is Dellinger v. Science Applications...
Over the weekend, I read this opinion from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. From the opening paragraph, it had my attention.
After working at A.B. Data for four months, Michael Benes charged the firm with sex discrimination. The EEOC arranged for mediation in which, after an initial joint session...
In perhaps the biggest employment case this term, the Supreme Court has held that a "but-for" standard – not the "mixed motive" analysis applies to retaliation claims under Title VII. In Univ. of Texas Sw. Med. Ctr. v. Nassar , the court resolved the Circuit split that developed...