Union official: Fired Wisconsin school guard gets job back

Madison West High School senior Noah Anderson, 17, president of the school’s Black Student Union and son of the school’s recently-fired security guard Marlin Anderson, leads a rally in support of his father outside the school in Madison, Wis. Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

Marlon Anderson poses for a photo Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 in Madison, Wis. Anderson, a security guard at a Wisconsin high school who was fired after he says he repeated a racial slur while telling a student who had called him that word not to use it, has filed a grievance seeking his job back. (Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin school district is rehiring a black security guard after he was fired last week for repeating a racial slur while telling a student not to use it, a union official said Monday.