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Jury to decide if termination because of protected speech (access required)

Where the director of the Pittsylvania County Department of Social Services, or DSS, was terminated 15 days after she gave a speech that criticized the DSS board, a jury will decide whether the speech was the but-for cause of her termination. Background After the DSS board voted to remove her as DSS director, Sherry Roberts Flanagan sued ...