Yesterday, a security director for the NBA filed a lawsuit against USA Basketball, UConn Women’s Basketball Coach Geno Auriemma, and the NBA. It is just that — a complaint — nothing more and nothing less. Yet it is treated by many in the media as if the allegations have been proven true. (And Auriemma called the charges “beyond false.”)
You can download the lawsuit here.
Let me note at the outset that I have no idea whether the complaint is accurate or not. And neither do you.
Yet, while most people are taking the complaint at face value, a look at the complaint itself raises a whole host of employment law questions that, as someone who mainly represents employers, leave me wondering if there is more to the story than meets the eye.