11th Circuit: Georgia County Is Not Joint Employer Of DA’s Office Investigator

(September 8, 2016, 7:17 AM EDT) -- ATLANTA — A Georgia county is not the joint employer of a District Attorney’s Office investigator, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 25, upholding a trial court’s termination of the investigator’s gender discrimination suit (Jeff Peppers v. Cobb County, Georgia, No. 15-10866, 11th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 15691).

(Opinion available. Document #73-160909-017Z.)

Jeff Peppers worked as an investigator in the Cobb Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office. Following retirement, Peppers filed suit against Cobb County in the U.S. District Court for the Northern...
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