Expect the SEC to pursue litigation based on allegations of retaliation
based on internal complaints.
Commercial vehicle drivers who report injuries, hazards and illegal work practices should not fear retaliation for speaking out about unsafe work conditions, said Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr.
OSHA investigates employee complaints of retaliation by commercial truck and bus companies.
However, agreement by the United States to provide the $147 million annual payment staved off Brazil's retaliation
, until now.
On appeal, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals found support for the jury's verdict as to retaliation but insufficient evidence of constructive discharge.
The court majority found that the traditional but-for standard applied to retaliation claims.
Although a cause of action for third-party retaliation is a significant
expansion of Title VII's retaliation protection, employers can
To the Arkansas Supreme Court, the answer boiled down to this: The Arkansas Civil Rights Act prohibits retaliation
by any "person," and the plain meaning of that term includes human beings as well as corporations.
Since Title VII's purpose is to protect employees from unlawful retaliation
, the Court found that Thompson fell within the zone of interests because, assuming the alleged facts were true, it was unlawful retaliation
for NAS to fire Thompson for his fiancee's EEOC complaint.
like termination or demotion is clearly forbidden.
The federal statutes that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, and genetic information, as well as gender-based wage differences, also prohibit retaliation
against individuals involved in a claim of discrimination.
The Supreme Court pleased workers this week when it ruled in two cases that employees who suffer retaliation
after complaining about discrimination may sue under existing civil rights law.
Experienced Human Resources (HR) professionals know this dilemma all too well - slackers and malcontents who have learned to use the threat of retaliation
claims as a sword instead of a shield.
Court Construction of Retaliation