the situation One of your supervisors reports that another employee has been sexually harassing several women working under him. Your HR director interviews each of these women and none back up this story. You then terminate the reporting supervisor based on her false report. Is this retaliation in violation of Title VII?
In Cox v. Onondaga County Sheriff Department, No. 12-1526 (2d Cir. July 23, 2014), the Second Circuit recently held that threats made by an employer to charge employees with making a false report to the EEOC could establish a prima facie case of unlawful retaliation in violation of Title VII, shifting the burden of proof […]
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Fair Labor Standards Act, Wage Theft, and Misclassification
Posted on November 16, 2023
Virginia businesses’ non-compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act or Virginia law wage protections can lead to substantial liability. Moreover, misclassifying workers as independent contractors when they should properly be…