Tag: Amy McLaughlin

$1.6 Million Award to Fired Worker Who Complained of Discrimination, Retaliation

by Amy M. McLaughlin A recent decision from the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reiterates an employer’s obligation to ensure that its decisionmakers act without discriminatory or retaliatory animus. The employer in the following case allowed a decisionmaker whom it knew harbored racial animus to fire a black worker for poor performance. That move […]