Law firm defeats worker’s pregnancy bias lawsuit, for now

By Grace Elletson (August 26, 2022, 7:39 p.m. EDT) – A federal judge in Florida has dismissed the lawsuit of a former law firm employee alleging she was fired for asking to work from home for dealing with pregnancy complications, judging that she hadn’t backed her claims with more detail, while leaving a door open for the costume’s potential revival.

U.S. District Judge Raag Singhal upheld Diaz Anselmo & Associates’ motion to dismiss Sandy Harrigan’s lawsuit alleging the law firm violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act because she failed to not demonstrated that other employees were treated differently from her. The lawsuit was dismissed Thursday without prejudice and Judge Raag allowed Harrigan to…

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