6th Circ. U-Turns On 3rd-Party Retaliation Claims

Law360, New York (June 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Reversing its earlier position, a federal appeals court has ruled that people cannot bring Title VII claims for retaliation unless they have engaged in protected activity, denying relief for a man who claimed he was fired from North American Stainless LP because his fiancee complained of discrimination.

In an en banc rehearing, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that the plain text of the Civil Rights Act allows only a limited class of people to sue for retaliation, a position consistent with...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.