5th Circuit: Reason For Worker's Termination May Have Been Pretextual

5th Circuit: Reason For Worker's Termination May Have Been Pretextual

NEW ORLEANS - The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Dec. 5 reinstated a former construction company employee's retaliation claim, ruling that a reasonable fact finder could find that the reason his employer gave for his termination was pretextual (Earnest Hammond, Jr. v. Jacobs Field Services, No. 12-30222, 5th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 24919).

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