A woman who was fired one month after rejecting her boss’s sexual advances does not need proof of a “pattern of antagonism” to bring a claim of retaliation under Title VII, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.

But the court dodged, at least for now, deciding the more difficult question of exactly how long a period between a rejection and a firing is too long when the plaintiff points to nothing more than the “temporal proximity” of those two events.

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