High Court Retaliation Ruling Resonates Beyond Title VII

Law360, New York (June 24, 2013, 10:34 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday endorsed a strict standard for workers pursuing Title VII retaliation claims, in a ruling that will not only help companies get similar suits tossed out but also help them fight employment claims under other federal statutes, like the Americans with Disabilities Act, attorneys say.

The high court's sharply divided ruling found that a plaintiff bringing a retaliation claim under Title VII has to show that the adverse employment action at issue wouldn't have occurred but for an improper motive on the...
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