Victoria's Secret Parent Can't Duck All Pregnancy Bias Claims

Law360, New York (August 17, 2012, 1:32 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge pared down a pregnancy discrimination and overtime collective action against Victoria's Secret parent Limited Brands Inc. on Thursday, but refused to nix pregnancy bias and retaliation claims against the company.

U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken ruled on two motions for summary judgment, one from Limited Brands and several Victoria's Secret entities and another from individual defendant Ann O'Malley, for whom plaintiff Fredda Malena worked as an executive assistant before being terminated in 2009.

The defendants took aim at Malena's claims...
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