10 Steps To Avoid Retaliation Claims

Law360, New York (March 24, 2011, 12:51 PM EDT) -- Just when you thought that it could not get worse, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Thompson v. North American Stainless LP, 562 U.S. __ ,131 S.Ct. 863, 178 L.Ed. 2d 694 (2011), in which the court recognized that a third-party claimant can bring a cause of action for retaliation.

Even before the Thompson decision was handed down, statistics released by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission indicate that retaliation claims were already continuing to rise and were included in 36.3 percent of...
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