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Crawford v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville (U.S. 2009)

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Argument for the Opposition: The Supreme Court Clarifies Employees Opposition as Protected Activity.

Ogletree Deakins • May 29, 2009
What constitute an employees opposition to conduct such that it is protected under the law?

High Court Issues Key Ruling In Retaliation Case.

Ogletree Deakins • April 14, 2009
On January 26, the U.S. Supreme Court once again expanded employ-ees' ability to sue for retaliation. With seven Justices in agreement, plus the remaining two concurring in the judgment, the Court held that an employee who answers a question about a fellow employee's improper conduct during an internal sexual harassment investigation is engaging in "protected activity" under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. As a result of this ruling, it is likely that employers will face even more retaliation litigation.

High Court Issues Key Ruling in Retaliation Case.

Ogletree Deakins • January 27, 2009
On January 26, the U.S. Supreme Court once again expanded the ability of employees to sue for retaliation. With seven Justices in agreement, plus the remaining two concurring in the judgment, the Court held that an employee who answers a question about a fellow employee's improper conduct during an internal sexual harassment investigation is engaging in "protected activity" under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. As a result of this ruling, it is likely that employers will face more retaliation claims.