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Case: Discrimination/Retaliation (S.D. Ala.)

July 31, 2020, 8:22 PM

A female human resources manager for a paper company in Alabama may not proceed with her claim that she was fired in retaliation for opposing pregnancy discrimination by a former employer against other employees and for giving a deposition in a related lawsuit, the Southern District of Alabama ruled. The district court reasoned that she didn’t engage in any protected activity because the opposition and testimony were actions taken in the context of her employment as a “human resources business partner II” for her former employer, she didn’t show that her actions moved from performing her job to actually filing...

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