September 24, 2018 / 11:59 PM / 7 months ago

Kia must face claim it wrongly fired U.S. manager for helping colleague sue

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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