FARMER v. CLEVELAND PUB. POWER, 00-4613
A First Amendment employment retaliation claim is not actionable where the employee failed to show that her speech was a substantial factor in the decision to diminish her job responsibilities; her race and gender discrimination claim fails where she did not present evidence that she was qualified for any of the positions to which she applied.
- Submitted 06/19/2002
- Decided 06/28/2002
- Published 06/28/2002
- Before COLE and GILMAN, Circuit Judges; MILLS, Senior District Judge.
- United States Sixth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Chanita Farmer, Cleveland, OH, pro se.
- For Appellees:
- Jose M. Gonzalez (briefed), City of Cleveland Law Department, Office of Director of Law, Cleveland, OH, for Appellees.