Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Fifth Circuit Requires a Reasonable Belief of Unlawful Activity to Support Retaliation Action

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans issued an employer friendly opinion on March 3, 2015 in Satterwhite v. City of Houston that warrants discussion.  First, the facts.  Courtney Satterwhite, as assistant comptroller for the City of Houston, was attending a meeting where Harry Singh said “Heil Hitler.”  Singh claimed he said “We’re […]