10th Circ. OKs Axing Worker Who Lied About Facebook Posts

Law360, New York (November 27, 2013, 4:31 PM ET) -- The 10th Circuit ruled Tuesday that a Kansas hospital did not engage in unlawful retaliation when it fired an employee who had complained of sexual harassment, in part because she repeatedly, falsely denied having authored Facebook posts that accused her supervisor of misconduct. 

The appeals court affirmed a Kansas district court's summary judgment for Mercy Health System of Kansas Inc., finding that former nuclear-medicine technician Sara Debord could not prove she was subjected to either sexual harassment or retaliation.

In her lawsuit, Debord alleged that her former...
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Case Title

Debord v. Mercy Health System of Kansas, et al


Case Number

12-3072

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Appellate - 10th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3442 Civil Rights Jobs

Date Filed

March 21, 2012


Case Title

Debord v. Mercy Health System of Kansas, et al


Case Number

12-3109

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Appellate - 10th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3442 Civil Rights Jobs

Date Filed

April 18, 2012

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