Gates v. Gadsden County School Board

Gates v. Gadsden County School Board, 2010 WL 3238317 A former school teacher was serving as a school volunteer after her resignation. S he alleged that the School Board violated the Anti-Retaliation provisions of Title VII by barring her from working as a volunteer, in retaliation for her filing an earlier Title VII action against the Board. The 1st DCA held that the trial judge erred in granting summary judgment to the School Board on the ground that Plaintiff’s status as a volunteer disqualified her from raising a Title VII claim. The DCA held she was entitled to the protection of Title VII even as a former employee.