Bosses Can Be Sued For Discrimination: Vt. Top Court

Law360, New York (September 29, 2009, 1:54 PM EDT) -- The Vermont Fair Employment Practices Act does not limit a plaintiff's right to sue individual defendants, the Green Mountain State's highest court has ruled, reversing a trial court's finding that a US Airways ticketing manager couldn't sue her boss.

The Sept. 25 ruling in the Vermont Supreme Court delved into the language of the state law and paved the way for Kimberley Payne's discrimination case to proceed against Michael Cline, her former supervisor, in the Chittenden County Superior Court in Burlington.

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