Retaliation claims are on the rise
- Court ruling targets employee retaliation. Parent, Jennifer L. // New Hampshire Business Review;6/19/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 13, p26
The article provides an answer to the question of retaliation claims on employee termination.
- Former CEO claims Brooklyn credit union retaliated. // HR Specialist: New York Employment Law;Jan2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p5
The article reports on the claim for retaliation by the former chief executive officer (CEO) of the Brooklyn, New York-based Polish and Slavic Federal Credit Union after being fired for not following the company policy.
- Make it easy for courts to see your side--investigate thoroughly before disciplining. // HR Specialist: New Jersey Employment Law;Apr2011, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p3
The article discusses a court case wherein the court denied the claim of Billie Joe Richards for retaliation against a regional transportation authority since she was terminated for filing a sexual harassment complaint, considering that the termination was associated to her poor behavior during...
- Legal Briefs. // HR Specialist: Employment Law;Jul2014, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p3
The article offers legal news briefs as of July 2014 including the dismissal of employee's claim over retaliation by customers, a pro se lawsuit of home-based employee, and dismissal of an employee's lawsuit who was fired for not being able to produce a urine sample.
- Just filing for workers' comp doesn't qualify as protected activity under the ADA. // HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law;Feb2013, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p3
The article discusses the court case Kendall v. Donahoe which deals with an employee of the U.S. Postal Service who had filed a lawsuit for alleged termination on retaliation to her U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaint.
- HR Legal Watch. Reidy, James P. // Business NH Magazine;May2007, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p35
The article discusses an overview of new laws, regulations and court decisions of labor and employment laws in the federal and state courts in the U.S.. Workplace discriminations including sexual harassment, race claims, retaliation claims and age claims are some of them. Sexual harassment is...
- Update on Retaliatory Discharge in Illinois. Henry, Sandra Perry // Labor Law Journal;Jul89, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p426
This article discusses the legalities covering retaliatory discharge in Illinois. Retaliatory discharge, the hottest new tort in the labor law area, continues to be a claim frequently made by disgruntled former employees. In Illinois, retaliatory discharge is based on clearly mandated public...
- CONSCRIPTING ATTORNEYS TO BATTLE CORPORATE FRAUD WITHOUT SHIELDS OR ARMOR? RECONSIDERING RETALIATORY DISCHARGE IN LIGHT OF SARBANES-OXLEY. Vu, Kim T. // Michigan Law Review;Oct2006, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p209
The article argues that federal courts should allow lawyers to bring retaliatory discharge claims under the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002. SOX was enacted by the U.S. Congress to contravene corporate fraud and restore public confidence in corporate governance. The law requires internal...
- Beware vengeful boss's shadowy retaliation. // HR Specialist: Texas Employment Law;Jun2009, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p1
The article offers information on a legal theory called the 'cat's paw.' The theory states that the employers are liable for legal action if they approve the recommendation for the termination of an employee, which is based on illegal purpose including retaliation and discrimination. It...