Summary Judgment Awarded in First Amendment Civil Rights Case

September 8, 2009

Summary judgment was awarded in a First Amendment civil rights case where the Plaintiff claimed she had been fired by her employer, a New Jersey municipality, based on her participation in a union organizing effort. Partner Sandro Polledri represented the Defendant and proved that the reason for the Plaintiff’s termination was due to the Client’s restructuring and cost-saving efforts. Moreover, the individual who recommended the Plaintiff’s position be eliminated had no knowledge of the plaintiff’s union activities. Click here to view article.