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Travers v. Flight Services & Systems, Inc., No. 13-1438 (1st Cir. Dec. 12, 2013)

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First Circuit Allows Retaliation Claim to Proceed Absent Direct Evidence of Decision Makers' Retaliatory Animus

Ogletree Deakins • January 13, 2014
The First Circuit Court of Appeals recently took an expansive view of the type of evidence that is sufficient to raise a genuine issue of material fact to defeat an employer’s motion for summary judgment in a wage and hour case. Specifically, in Travers v. Flight Services & Systems, Inc., No. 13-1438 (1st Cir. Dec. 12, 2013) the court considered the evidence needed to defeat a retaliation claim brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).