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Machinist Who Got $1 Jury Award Has Shot to Get Old Job Back (1)

March 26, 2019, 5:35 PM; Updated: March 26, 2019, 7:50 PM

Outdoor power equipment manufacturer MTD must again show why it shouldn’t have to reinstate a machinist who a jury found was fired because she is black and a woman, the Fifth Circuit said March 26.

Sheaneter Bogan may be entitled to return to her job in the company’s tool and die department even though the jury only awarded her $1 in compensatory damages for the discrimination she experienced, the appeals court said. A worker who prevails in a workplace bias case is almost always entitled to some form of prospective relief, whether reinstatement with the employer or front pay, it...

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