Peter Callaghan

Peter Callaghan


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NH Court Provides Guidance on Title VII Third-Party Retaliation Claims

The U.S. Supreme Court has made clear that a third party may bring a retaliation claim against an employer under Title VII, broadly interpreting the law’s prohibition of any employer conduct that might dissuade a reasonable...more

2/5/2014 - Civil Rights Act Discrimination Retaliation SCOTUS Title VII

FMLA: Discipline Unrelated to Leave Is Not Retaliatory

The New Hampshire Federal Court issued a recent decision affirming that an employer may take disciplinary action against an employee who has taken FMLA leave, provided the information is accurate and unrelated to the leave. ...more

12/30/2013 - Employer Liability Issues FMLA Retaliation Termination

New Causation Standard for Title VII Retaliation Claims

It can be difficult for employers to decide how to address employee misconduct when that employee has reported discrimination and the investigation is ongoing. The fear of prompting a retaliation claim can create paralysis. ...more

12/12/2013 - But For Causation Discrimination Retaliation

NH Labor Department Targets Misclassification of Employees

James W. Craig, the new Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Labor, addressed the Labor & Employment Section of the New Hampshire Bar Association on November 19, 2013. Mr. Craig indicated that his chief...more

11/25/2013 - Independent Contractors Misclassification

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