Justices' Retaliation Ruling Leaves Lawyers Guessing

Law360, New York (February 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling that extends protection under Title VII to workers who speak out about discrimination without initiating a complaint greatly expands the breadth of the anti-retaliation provision, but it leaves the lower courts — and employers — little wiser for it, legal experts say.

Overturning a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the high court's unanimous opinion Jan. 26 significantly broadens the scope of actions properly considered to be in opposition to an unlawful employment practice, but...
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