Jewish Mother Wins Discrimination Suit Against VA

Law360, New York (July 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A jury has ordered the increasingly beleaguered U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to fork over $300,000 to a former pharmacist who sued it for religious discrimination.

Lynne C. Krop, a Conservative Jew who worked at the Bay Pines Veterans Administration Medical Center in Florida, won the verdict after a four-day trial in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

She had alleged in court that the VA broke the law by not allowing her to take time off without pay for the Jewish...
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