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Striking back

The Supreme Court recently handed workers a 9-0 victory in a pivotal workplace discrimination case. But will the lower courts turn victory into defeat?

Sheila White, who won her workplace retaliation case before the Supreme Court in June.
Sheila White, who won her workplace retaliation case before the Supreme Court in June. (Mike Brown / The New York Times) Mike Brown / The New York Times
By E.J. Graff
September 3, 2006

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HONORING AMERICAN WORKERS long ago lost out to grilling hamburgers as the activity of choice on Labor Day. But, for those inclined to spend some of the holiday weekend considering the state of American labor, the Supreme Court has this year offered a decision that might be cause for celebration. In June, the court issued a 9-to-0 ruling in Burlington ... (Full article: 1709 words)

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