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Tate v. Executive Management Services, Inc., No. 07-2575 (7th Cir. October 10, 2008)

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Consensual Sexual Relationship May Not Support Subsequent Claim of Retaliation.

Ogletree Deakins • October 15, 2008
Title VII's anti-retaliation provision states that it is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against any individual because he or she opposes an action prohibited by Title VII. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently found that an individual's claim of retaliation was not supported by the evidence, because that individual did not necessarily believe that he was being sexually harassed by his supervisor, with whom he was having a consensual sexual relationship.