The U.S. Supreme Court today, in Gomez-Perez v. Potter, ruled 6-3, that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) protects federal workers from retaliation based on age-related complaints. 

The majority decision, written by Justice Alito, essentially grants protection to those federal workers on the same terms that private workers have long had. In doing

As with other U.S. Supreme Court cases this term, there’s been more virtual ink spilled this week over two oral arguments scheduled for the U.S. Supreme Court this week that will examine some of the parameters of  when it is illegal for an employer to retaliate against an employee for complaining about discrimination.  For most employers, however, these cases