Case: Individual Employment Rights/Sovereign Immunity (D. Utah)

Sept. 21, 2021, 9:50 PM

The United States is entitled to summary judgment dismissing the claim of an employee of government contractor STS Systems Integration that a supervisory Air Force civilian improperly interfered with his employment relationship, and denying his challenge to the government’s certification and substitution as defendant under the Federal Tort Claims Act, a federal court in Utah ruled. The civilian’s actions—requesting a statement regarding an incident on the Air Force base and forwarding that statement to another supervisor—were of the general kind a supervisor is employed to perform, the court stated, and the contract worker didn’t show the civilian acted outside the ...

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