Job Applicants Can't Sue For Retaliation: 4th Circ.

Law360, New York (August 12, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT) -- Job applicants who claim they were not hired because they sued a former employer for labor law violations cannot sue under the Fair Labor Standards Act's anti-retaliation provision, the Fourth Circuit ruled Friday in a case against Science Applications International Corp.

According to the court, the anti-retaliation provision applies only to current employees, so the lower court correctly dismissed a suit by Natalie Dellinger, who claims Science Applications rescinded a job offer to her after it learned she had filed an FLSA suit against her former...
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