Transgender Professor Who Proved Bias Gets Job Back With Tenure (1)

Sept. 13, 2021, 7:19 PM

Southeastern Oklahoma State University must reinstate a transgender professor and grant the tenure she was denied, the Tenth Circuit ruled Monday in a yearslong discrimination case that led to a jury verdict in her favor.

Reinstatement is the strongly preferred remedy for job bias, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit said. A lower court was too quick to dismiss that option and instead award Rachel Tudor front pay to compensate her for the discriminatory loss of her job, the appeals court said.

The ruling could apply in other cases alleging bias based on race, age, and other ...

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