The short answer is “no,” because the employee’s prima facie case of retaliation can be rebutted by showing a legitimate, non-retaliatory reason for the termination.  



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Continue Reading If An Employee Can Demonstrate All Three Elements Of A Prima Facie Retaliatory Termination, Is The Employer Doomed?

According to, the EEOC has just settled for $95,000 a national origin discrimination and retaliation claim brought in California on behalf of an employee of Egyptian descent against

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The EEOC has just announced that it has succeeded in winning a rare summary judgment motion on behalf of an employee who claimed that he was unlawfully retaliated against by

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Statistics released recently by the EEOC show, as employment practitioners already intuitively knew, that retaliation claims have skyrocketed so that now they are the most frequently filed EEOC claim against

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