The more you know… Determining when a company knows that an employee engaged in protected activity

"The check is in the mail" is one of the world's oldest (and some would argue lamest) excuses. In Hicks v. SSP America (6th Cir. 8/3/12) , the employer tried a variation in an attempt to avoid an employee's retaliation claim. The employer argued that it was impossible for it have known...