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WDVA: Retaliation suit named wrong statute (access required)

A plaintiff alleging retaliation by his employer for an earlier charge of discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act could not rely solely on the retaliation provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The statutes protect different classes and accordingly set forth distinct retaliation schemes. Background Plaintiff Phillip Faulconer has sued his former employer, ...