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A man who claims he was fired for refusing to take sides in a co-worker’s sexual harassment case can proceed with his own retaliation suit, even if he isn’t sure whether the other employee’s claims have merit, the Appellate Division has ruled.

In a published opinion applying the Law Against Discrimination’s anti-retaliation provisions, the appeals court reinstated Emiliano Rios’ suit claiming he was fired after refusing to help management strike back at a colleague for filing a sexual harassment suit.

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Charles Toutant

Charles Toutant is a litigation writer for the New Jersey Law Journal.

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