States Urge Justices To Safeguard Title VII Provision

Law360, New York (April 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group of U.S. states is calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to take the side of employees when it hears a case later this year challenging the anti-retaliation provisions of Title VII.

The attorneys general of 19 states and Puerto Rico filed a friend-of-the-court brief to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, urging the justices to safeguard the rights of workers who participate in internal company investigations.

Ohio Attorney General Marc Dunn is leading the charge, joined by states including Florida, Delaware, New Jersey, New York,...
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