6th Circ. Revives EEOC's Funeral Home Trans Bias Suit

Law360 (March 7, 2018, 1:04 PM EST) -- The Sixth Circuit issued a published decision Wednesday reviving a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission suit accusing a Michigan funeral home operator of violating federal anti-discrimination law by firing its funeral director after she said she would transition from male to female, holding that the company wasn't protected by the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. 

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's discrimination lawsuit against a funeral home that fired a transgender worker was revived Wednesday by a unanimous Sixth Circuit panel. (AP)

R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. violated Title VII by discriminating against Aimee Stephens and wasn't entitled to a...

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