Anti-Retaliation Rules Protect 3rd Parties: 6th Circ.

Law360, New York (March 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The fiance of a woman who sued her supervisors at a steel- manufacturing plant for alleged gender discrimination was protected by the anti-retaliation provisions of the civil rights code and shouldn't have been fired as a result of his wife-to-be's suit, an appeals court ruled Monday.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed a lower court's grant of summary judgment to North American Stainless LP after finding that the provisions in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of...
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