Tag Archives: retaliation

School can’t enforce mandatory arbitration provision

An employer could not enforce a mandatory arbitration provision included in its handbook to block a lawsuit by an employee who claimed she suffered retaliation after requesting maternity leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act, a U.S. District Court ...

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Benchmarks: Officer fired after arresting mayor’s son can sue

An Illinois police officer claimed he lost his job because he complained that his department had a bad habit of looking the other way when politically-connected drivers were caught committing traffic violations. Monday, a federal appeals court decided that the ...

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