WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) An employer may not use
third-party reprisal as a means of retaliating against the third party's
fiancée, an employee who filed a discrimination claim, and the third-party employee
has standing to sue the employer, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled Jan...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court says companies can't fire people
simply because they are in a relationship with other employees who complain of
discrimination. The high court on Monday unanimously ruled for Eric Thompson,
who was fired from a North American Stainless plant in Kentucky...
On March 29, 2011, the Sixth Circuit decided Hoffman
v. Solis , Case No. 08-4128, a retaliation case brought after a pilot was
allegedly denied a promotion in response to his safety complaints. Mark Hoffman
claimed NetJets Aviation, Inc. violated the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment
and Reform Act...
The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, 29
U.S.C. §§ 201-219 ("FLSA"), sets forth employment rules relating
to minimum wages, maximum hours, and overtime compensation . Section 15(a)(3) of the
FLSA is an anti-retaliation provision that prohibits employers from, among
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Retaliation claims filed under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 must prove but-for causation, a split U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 24, rejecting the lessened causation test outlined in 42 U.S. Code Section 2000e-2(m) [ an annotated version of this statute is...