A U.S. District Court decision today by Judge Janet Arteron provides a bit of clarity on some first amendment retaliation issues that may be helpful to some employers. The case, Milardo v. City of Middletown (Dec. 20, 2007), is by no means groundbreaking; the facts of the case allow the court to sidestep some issues
Court: Termination from Employment Year After Complaint Insufficient to Establish Claim for Retaliaton
After an employee complains about discrimination, if an employer terminates the employee a year later, can that fact — in and of itself — be a sufficient grounds for a retaliation? A District Court decision released yesterday said no.
In Thornewell v. Domus Foundation, Inc.,U.S. District Court Judge Alvin Thompson dismissed outright a retaliation…
Avoiding Retaliation Claims – How Much Time to Wait After a Claim is Filed to Take Action
Do you like tricks or treats? Depending on your perspective, you’ll either find something to like or dislike about a decision just issued by the District Court of Connecticut.
Judge Vanessa Bryant — who has been busy issuing decisions and posting them online seemingly every few days — granted a summary judgment motion by an…