The Supreme Court’s Open-Ended Protection Against Third-Party Retaliation Doctrine
In January 2010, the Supreme Court finally had the opportunity to express its view regarding the viability and scope of the third-party retaliation doctrine. In Thompson v. North American Stainless, LP, the Court contradicted the federal appellate courts and unanimously held that Title VII prohibits employers from engaging in third-party retaliation. This article analyzes the consequences of this decision.
Jessica K. Fink, The Supreme Court’s Open-Ended Protection Against Third-Party Retaliation Doctrine, (2011), http://www.hastingslawjournal.org/voir-dire/third-party-retaliation.