Case: Individual Employment Rights/First Amendment (E.D. Cal.)

Nov. 7, 2019, 7:12 PM

A Deputy Superintendent of the Mono County Office of Education in California may continue to pursue First Amendment retaliation and California state law claims arising from her employment and termination by the county. The defendants can’t avoid her claims that she was fired because she reported to the board that the Superintendent was issuing herself and others “stipend” checks without first getting approval from the County Board of Commissioners. The former employee plausibly alleged that she had a protected property interest in her employment, and that her supervisor violated a California whistleblower law by retaliating against her for reporting the...

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