Calif. High Court Won't Revisit Bus Driver's Bias Case

Law360, New York (April 18, 2013, 6:43 PM EDT) -- The California Supreme Court on Wednesday denied a former Santa Monica bus driver's bid for rehearing in a case where the high court ruled that employers don't have to pay damages when discrimination factors into a firing if the worker would have been terminated anyway for a legitimate reason.

Wynona Harris filed her rehearing petition in February after the Supreme Court affirmed a lower court's decision to vacate a damages award of nearly $180,000 to Harris, who was fired after disclosing that she was pregnant. The...
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