The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday to give broad protection under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to employees who suffer retaliation for complaining about workplace discrimination.
The decision in Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. White ends disarray among lower courts on the standard required to assess retaliation claims, but employment lawyers say it will trigger a wave of new litigation to determine what kind of employer actions constitute illegal retaliation.
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