Sarah’s supervisor makes sexually suggestive comments to her at work. Each time it happens, Sarah tells him to leave her alone. After months of the unwanted harassment, the same supervisor fires Sarah, claiming her work performance is not up to par.
Sarah now wants to sue her former employer for retaliation. But to have an actionable claim, her activity had to be protected under Title VII. Is Sarah’s opposing the harassment and telling her boss to stop considered a protected activity? Read the rest of the article.
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