Recently, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar, which addresses the causation standard for retaliation claims under Title VII. The Supreme Court has already held...more
Effective August 1, 2013, North Dakota employers of voluntary emergency responders may not take unfavorable employment action - such as terminate, demote or discriminate - against employees who are on leave for more than 20...more
In a recent opinion, the Second Circuit adopted the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (“EEOC”) rule imputing employer liability when a worker reports harassment by a nonemployee. The case, Summa v. Hofstra Univ., 2013...more
In Harris v. City of Santa Monica, +2013 Cal. LEXIS 941 (2013), the California Supreme Court considered a mixed motive discrimination case in which an employer had both lawful and unlawful reasons for terminating an employee....more
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an intriguing case regarding whether an employer can be held liable even if it has a legitimate reason for making an adverse employment decision. The Court announced on January 18 that it...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently denied an employer’s motion for summary judgment in a closely watched FLSA retaliation case based on circumstantial evidence of a causal nexus between protected...more
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