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Supreme Court Wades Into Retaliation Cases

An especially confusing area of labor law concerns cases based on retaliatory action under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. These cases exist when an employee believes that illegal and retributive action was taken by an employer after the e… Read More
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Supreme Court Clarifies That Verbal Complaints Can Trigger Retaliation Protection

In a new ruling by the Supreme Court workers who complained to their superiors, even verbally, about the way they are paid now have strong retaliation protections that they can exercise. These protections can help them to be compensated if they are f… Read More
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Workplace Retaliation Protections Extended by Supreme Court

A unanimous Supreme Court ruling was handed down yesterday. Employers can be sued if they retaliate against a relative or close associate of a worker who filed a discrimination claim. Retaliation is when employers punish a worker for complaining abou… Read More
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US Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments Regarding Anti-Retaliation Provisions of FLSA

On October 13, 2010, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding whether informal, oral complaints are sufficient to invoke the protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) anti-retaliation provisions. The underlying case, Ka… Read More
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