A divided federal appeals court on Monday revived a lawsuit against Kia Motors Corp by a former senior employee relations manager it fired after concluding she had encouraged a colleague to file a discrimination complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta ruled 2-1 that Andrea Gogel could pursue claims that the Korean automaker improperly retaliated against her for engaging in a reasonable manner in “protected opposition activity.”
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