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Employment – Rehabilitation Act – Retaliation

The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 does not entitle a plaintiff to relief when retaliation for his complaints about disability discrimination is a motivating factor in, but not the but-for cause of, an adverse employment action.

Palmquist v. Shinseki (Lawyers Weekly No. 01-200-12) (24 pages) (Selya, J.) (1st Circuit) Appealed from the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine (Docket No. 11-2110) (Aug. 2, 2012).

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