by Darrell VanDeusen and Adam T. Simons ( Mr. Simons is an associate at Kollman & Saucier, having recently completed a clerkship on the Maryland Court of Special Appeals )
The Court will revisit
the issue of retaliation in Thompson v. North American...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A Title VII of
the Civil Rights Act of 1964 retaliation claim must prove but-for causation,
the attorney representing the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
(UTSW) argued before the U.S. Supreme Court...
Now in autotune .
(Betcha didn't expect that).
Yesterday, we were rapping (without the benefit of
autotune) about immigration status and unlawful discrimination and
concluded that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not prohibit...
Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer announced this week that she is expecting twin girls , and Yahoo’s stock reportedly took an immediate dive . ( H8rs! ) Mayer said that she plans to take only two weeks off, and she can probably manage that because...
Today we look at a case that's interesting both factually and procedurally. In Jenkins v. Mabus , 2011 WL 2936331 (8th Cir. 2011), Plaintiff sued the Secretary of the Navy for sexual harassment and retaliation under Title VII as well as state law...
Breaking news from the Supreme Court (sorry, no health care opinion today): The Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Vance v. Ball State University . You can read the order here in case you think I'm lying. The Petitioner's Brief (available...
In Thompson v. North Am. Stainless , the Supreme Court held that Title VII prohibits associational retaliation; an employer cannot retaliate against an employee by taking an adverse action against that employee's close family member. The FMLA permits...
Has the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in Vance v. Ball State [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ] been keeping you up at night?
*** logs IP numbers; obtains restraining orders ***
Well, ok. I can see why...
April Hurd worked as a nurse's aide for Blossom 24 Hour We Care Center. The company fired her 10 days after she complained about unpaid overtime. Easy case for the employee? If you think this is an open and shut case of retaliation under the FLSA...
I spoke this morning at a roundtable discussion regarding
the use of criminal record information obtained through background checks and
also data privacy and security at a Human Resources Committee roundtable hosted
by the American Council of
Earlier this week, the Third Circuit issued its opinion
v. Mariotti Building Products, Inc. [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com
subscribers ], holding that a shareholder was not an
Does an employer have to provide a reasonable accommodation to a pregnant employee to allow her to perform the essential functions her job?
Americans with Disabilities Act? No. Pregnancy is not a disability. Title VII of the Civil...
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...
by Julie Arbore
When employers are hauled into Court and sued for
discrimination after already defending a charge for the same conduct in front
of the EEOC or state human rights agency, they usually have a pretty good idea
what they are defending...
by Benjamin W. Mounts
Title VII prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. To give effect to this prohibition, the statute imposes liability on employers who retaliate against employees who oppose unlawful...