November 16, 2012
- 231H LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
- 231HVIII Adverse Employment Action
- 231HVIII(A) In General
- 231Hk793 Pensions and Benefits
- 231Hk798 k. Causal connection; temporal proximity.
ERISA provision prohibiting retaliation “against any person because he has given information or has testified or is about to testify in any inquiry or proceeding relating to this [Act]” does not cover trivial bellyaches; the statute requires the retaliation to be “because” of a protected activity.
George v. Junior Achievement of Cent. Indiana, Inc., 694 F.3d 812 (7th Cir., 2012)
Suggested by Barbara Widen, Principal Attorney Editor; Thomson Reuters