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Title VII—Retaliation—Causation

Written by Mr. Roger Davie on Monday, 22 Jan 2018.

Atkins v. Southeast Community Health System, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 21729 (5th Cir. 2017) (unpublished). The plaintiff’s Title VII retaliation claim failed as a matter of law because the temporal proximity of ten months between the employer’s knowledge of the filing of the plaintiff’s EEOC charge and the adverse employment action was insufficient by itself to prove causation.

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