Ex-Bristol-Myers Employee's Title VII Suit Revived

Law360, New York (August 6, 2010, 1:16 PM EDT) -- A lower court erred when it found that an employee of a Bristol-Myers Squibb Manufacturing Inc. plant in Puerto Rico who was allegedly fired for helping a colleague bring sexual harassment charges was not protected under the Civil Rights Act, a federal appeals court has ruled.

A three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit on Thursday reversed and remanded a district court's summary judgment ruling, finding that scientist Luis Collazo was protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act's retaliation...
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