By Bill Mears, CNN Supreme Court Producer
Washington (CNN) -- Miriam Regaldo sued her employer for alleged gender discrimination. Three weeks later the company fired her fiancé, citing "performance issues." The couple then sued, claiming job retaliation for the original complaint aimed specifically at the man.
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a unanimous ruling favoring the couple and concluding federal protections can include third-party victims of retaliation.
Full Story: http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/01/24/scotus.employer.retaliation/