6th Circ. Revives FLSA, First Amendment Suit

Law360, New York (September 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has resurrected a case brought by a woman who alleged that a Michigan nonprofit organization violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and her First Amendment rights by firing her after she told a local reporter about allegations of sexual harassment at her workplace.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit handed down a 16-page opinion reversing the lower court's grant of summary judgment on plaintiff Denise Hughes' First Amendment claim and dismissal of her Fair Labor Standards Act against Region...
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