Law360 (May 27, 2021, 9:53 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Thursday reopened a Black former human resources director's suit alleging she was unlawfully fired from her county job as punishment for probing race bias and trying to create better anti-discrimination policies, saying her actions are protected under civil rights law.
A three-judge panel reversed a March 2020 ruling by U.S. District Judge Bernard A. Friedman awarding Michigan's Genesee County Road Commission summary judgment over Makini Jackson's claims that she was illegally fired from her job as human resources director and equal employment opportunity officer.
Judge Friedman based that conclusion in part on his finding that Jackson failed...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!