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...
Another day, another court decision striking down an
employee's attempt to bring a "wrongful termination" claim. The
Pennsylvania Superior Court case is Mikhail v. Penn. Org. for Women in Early Recovery , 2013
Pa. Super. LEXIS 82 (slated...
Consider the following two wrongful discharge cases, both recently decided by different Ohio appellate courts, and think about which you believe presents a bigger risk for the employer:
1. In Morris v. Dobbins Nursing Home (6/20/11) , a nursing home...
In wrongful termination lawsuits, the courts of the State of New York, and federal courts applying New York law, do not preclude either employers or workers from relitigating issues of fact or law decided adversely to them in unemployment insurance benefits...
Today, in my employment law class, we cover the case of Weaver v. Harpster . The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania held that a woman could not sue her employer for sex discrimination/harassment [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion:...
I. THERE ARE MOTIVATIONS AND THEN THERE ARE
The Supreme Court of California recently addressed a
challenging issue associated with employee wrongful termination actions. The
Supreme Court considered the situation where an employee establishes...