Posts Tagged ‘discharge’

Non-Decision-Maker Bias & Discrimination Liability Under Cat’s Paw Theory in Supreme Court’s Staub v. Proctor Hospital Decision. Part II — Commentary

We summarize commentary on Supreme Court's Staub case allowing discrimination liability based on non-decision-making supervisor bias ("Cat's Paw" theory) and offer some advice of our own. ... (Continue reading)

Supreme Court Upholds Claim Alleging Employer Fired Man in Retaliation for Fiancée’s EEOC Charge; Avoids Setting “Bright Line” Rule — Part I, the Decision

The Supreme Court held that under some circumstances a friend or relative of an employee who complained of discrimination may pursue a claim that they suffered retaliation because of that complaint -- despite not having been the one who made... (Continue reading)