Section Newsletter Articles on Retaliatory Discharge
The Erie rule as applied in Gacek v. American Airlines, Inc.
Corporate Law Departments
, October 2010
The court in Gacek held that when a retaliatory discharge case governed by state law is litigated in a federal court, the federal court must apply the state standard to a motion for summary judgment.
Borrowed employee has retaliatory discharge claim
Labor and Employment Law
, June 2009
In a case of first impression, the Illinois Appellate Court determined that an employee of a staffing company could sue the company’s customer for retaliatory discharge.