Mealey's Labor & Employment - Split 9th Circuit Upholds Verdict For Police Officer On Retaliation Claim

Mealey's Labor & Employment - Split 9th Circuit Upholds Verdict For Police Officer On Retaliation Claim

PASADENA, Calif. - A divided Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on July 10 upheld a jury's verdict for a police officer who alleged that he was terminated in retaliation for testifying in a wage-and-hour lawsuit filed by a co-worker (Leonard Avila v. Los Angeles Police Department, et al., Nos. 12-55931 and 12-56554, 9th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 13052).

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