Supreme Court Extends Reach of Retaliation Protection Under Title VII

In Thompson v. North American Stainless, decided yesterday (Jan. 24, 2011), the U.S. Supreme Court extended Civil Rights Act Title VII protection against retaliation to the fiancé of someone who had filed an EEOC complaint against the same company. Eric Thompson, who worked at North American, was fired after his fiancée lodged a complaint with the Equal […]

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