Workers' Compensation

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United States: In Retaliatory Discharge Action, Proximity of Firing to Claim Was Insufficient to Establish Issue of Fact
Posted on 20 May 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson

Although proximity in time between the filing of a workers' compensation claim and the firing of the employee can be important in establishing the retaliatory motives of the employer, it is insufficient where the employer comes forward with a valid... Read More

Vermont: Employer’s Decision to Fire Worker for Excessive Internet Use Was Not “Mere Pretext”
Posted on 4 Sep 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

An employer’s decision to terminate an employee for excessive non-business Internet use during working hours was not a “mere pretext” where the employer requested a “Websense” report—a technician’s special report... Read More