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Five ways to get sued for pregnancy discrimination (access required)

A recent appeals court decision in Oregon has highlighted some of the best ways to get sued for pregnancy discrimination. There are a lot of ways an employer can get sued when it has a pregnant employee because there are many rules and laws that need to be followed – family leave law permits the employee to take time off for pregnancy complications, and for the delivery, and for family bonding time, too.

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Civil Rights – Discrimination – Public Utilities — Solid Waste Collection – Constitutional – Equal Protection Clause (access required)

Cedar Greene, LLC v. City of Charlotte The city’s policy of reimbursement for solid waste disposal for multi-family complexes – namely that it will reimburse solid waste disposal fees only for its single preferred collection company – is not discriminatory.

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Civil Rights – Discrimination – Public Utilities — Solid Waste Collection – Constitutional – Equal Protection Clause (access required)

Cedar Greene, LLC v. City of Charlotte The city’s policy of reimbursement for solid waste disposal for multi-family complexes – namely that it will reimburse solid waste disposal fees only for its single preferred collection company – is not discriminatory.

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Labor & Employment – Civil Rights – Public Employees – Schools & School Boards – Constitutional – Equal Protection – Discrimination – Sexual Orientation – In Forma Pauperis (access required)

Dawkins v. Richmond County Schools Plaintiff alleges that he was let go from his teaching position because, according to a school administrator, the defendant-principal “had a problem with” plaintiff’s sexual orientation. This allegation is sufficient to state a claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for a violation of the Equal Protection Clause.

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