Supreme Court Finds Employer Liable For Antimilitary Bias That Influenced Firing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) An employer is liable under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) for its management-level employee's antimilitary bias if that bias is intended to cause an adverse employment action and ultimately is a proximate cause of...

Staub v. Proctor Hosp., 2011 U.S. LEXIS 1900, (March 1, 2011)

LexisNexis Overview: Where a vice president fired an employee who was a member of the United States Army Reserve, the employer was not entitled to judgment as a matter of law regarding the "cat's paw" discrimination claim under USERRA, because, inter alia, there was evidence that supervisors...