EEOC Issues Draft Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues

Recently, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) published Draft Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues in order to get public input. The EEOC handles employment discrimination laws, including retaliation claims by employees who engage in “protected activity,” such as employees who complain about discrimination, file a charge of discrimination, or participate in […]

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Supreme Court Adopts Heightened Standard for Employee Retaliation Claims

Recently, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar, which raises the bar for employees who file Title VII retaliation claims against their employers. Title VII protects employees from discrimination based on race, sex or gender, religion, or national origin.  Title VII also protects […]

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