A civil service panel ordered District Attorney Lohra Miller to make Kent Morgan a felony prosecutor again.
Miller fired the veteran prosecutor last year after claiming he leaked confidential information to the owner of an escort service that was under investigation.
Morgan denied the accusation, and the civil service panel ruled in April that his termination was unsupported by evidence. He was then rehired.
On Friday, the county's Career Service Council ruled that Miller unfairly retaliated against Morgan by refusing to assign him cases or let him appear in court after he returned to the district attorney's office.
County policy prohibits reprisals against employees who file grievances, and Miller could face corrective or disciplinary action by the county mayor.
Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune, http://www.sltrib.com
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