EEOC v. Go Daddy Software, Inc., No. 07-16190 - Employment Law - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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EEOC v. Go Daddy Software, Inc., No. 07-16190

In an action by the EEOC claiming that defendant terminated an employee in retaliation for engaging in protected activity, judgment for plaintiff is affirmed where: 1) there was sufficient evidence for a reasonable jury to conclude that plaintiff complained of discrimination based on his religion; and 2) the jury could reasonably conclude that the employee had the option of returning to his original sales position at defendant company.

Read EEOC v. Go Daddy Software, Inc., No. 07-16190

Judges

Opinion by Judge W. Fletcher

Dissent by Judge Noonan

Counsel

For Appellant:

Fred W. Alvarez, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C., Palo Alto, CA

Michael J. Nader, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C., Palo Alto, CA

For Appellee:

James M. Tucker, EEOC, Washington, DC