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VanDeusen & Simons on Thompson v. North American Stainless, LP

The Supreme Court held that a terminated employee may have a claim for retaliation under Title VII, even though that employee never opposed or participated in protected activity, but alleged that his termination was the company's response to another employee's allegations of discrimination. Darrell...

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Retaliatory Discharge Lawsuits By Persons Sufficiently Close To An Employee Who Makes A Discrimination Charge; Will New York State Courts Do The Same?

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. 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-3(a). Title VII allows "a...