Did employee’s cooperation lead to employer’s retaliation?
Abstract: One of the stated purposes of Title VII is to protect workers from employment retaliation. But does its protection extend to employees who are fired after they cooperate with an employer’s discrimination investigation — even though they themselves didn’t initially complain of the discrimination at issue? This was the question in one case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Crawford v. Metro. Gov't of Nashville & Davidson County, 129 S. Ct. 846 (U.S. 2009)