Sexual Harassment

The Seventh Circuit this week reversed a ruling for Stryker Sales Corp. in a retaliation suit from an employee who says she was fired for complaining about a manager who sexually harassed another employee, because the court did not give the employee all reasonable inferences in her favor regarding the link between her harassment complaint and the decision to fire her.

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Sanctuary Cities

The Seventh Circuit stayed the nationwide aspect of an injunction blocking U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ attempt to financially punish so-called sanctuary cities for refusing to enforce federal immigration laws, but allowed the injunction to apply to Chicago while the court prepares to rehear the case en banc.

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