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Retaliation at Illinois Cracker Barrel was discrim
11:00 pm
Mon May 26, 2008

Retaliation at Illinois Cracker Barrel was discrimination, court rules

The U.S. Supreme Court broadened the legal protection of workers who face retaliation for complaining about discrimination at work. The court ruled that workers who complained about race and age discrimination were protected from reprisals, just as are those who complain about sex discrimination have been protected since a 2005 decision.

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Cracker Barrel Retaliation is Discrimination
11:00 pm
Mon May 26, 2008

Cracker Barrel Retaliation is Discrimination

What do you think?

- Is retaliation for complaining about discrimination the same as discrimination?

- Should the Supreme Court say that retaliation is covered by the law if the text of the statute doesn't say so explicitly?

- What about the male coach of the girls' softball team who suffered reprisals after complaining the girls didn't get the same resources as the boys' baseball team?