No. 12-1340.

765 F.3d 742 (2014)

Donald OLENDZKI, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Neil ROSSI, Assistant Warden of Jacksonville Correctional Center, et al., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided August 29, 2014.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James P. Baker , Baker, Baker & Krajewski, Springfield, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Evan Siegel , Office of the Attorney General, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before BAUER, CUDAHY, and POSNER, Circuit Judges.

BAUER, Circuit Judge.

Donald Olendzki is a psychologist at an Illinois state prison. After he was elected to his union's Executive Board, Olendzki began to advocate on behalf of his fellow union members and to voice his concerns to the management staff at the prison. Olendzki believes that this advocacy led to hostile relationships with his superiors and caused them to retaliate against him. So Olendzki sued six of his superiors...


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