2nd Circ. Revives Bias, Retaliation Suit Against JetBlue

Law360, New York (February 19, 2010, 6:12 PM EST) -- JetBlue Airways Corp. will have to defend itself once more against claims that it fired a customer service representative for complaining about sexual harassment and age discrimination, now that a federal appeals court has vacated a lower court ruling in the airline's favor.

A three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decided Friday that the district court had erred in determining that JetBlue was shielded from liability because the plaintiff brought her complaints to her direct supervisor, who was also the...
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