US Asks Justices Not To Raise Bar For Retaliation Suits

Law360, New York (April 11, 2013, 8:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government told the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday that workers can show retaliation under Title VII even if an employer's actions against them have both unlawful and lawful motivations, asking the court to reject a Texas hospital's efforts to raise the bar for proving such claims. 

In an amicus brief filed by the Solicitor General's office in the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center's appeal of a ruling in favor of a doctor of Middle Eastern descent who claimed he suffered retaliation after complaining...
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