Justices Won't Hear Park Worker's Whistleblower Suit

Law360, New York (March 20, 2017, 6:35 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to consider a Ninth Circuit decision that tossed a whistleblower-reprisal claim from a former U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee, who alleged the service discriminated against her, told her to “learn to be more feminine" and then retaliated against her when she complained.

The decision marks an end to a Whistleblower Protection Act suit brought against the acting secretary of the interior by former Fish and Wildlife employee Leslie Kerr. Kerr initially lodged her case with the Wildlife Service’s equal...
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