Transgender Cook Hits South Beach Hotel With Bias, OT Suit

Law360, Miami (May 24, 2013, 6:19 PM EDT) -- A transgender former line cook at The Marlin Hotel in Miami's South Beach filed suit Friday in Florida state court alleging sex and gender discrimination against the hotel and its owner, as well as a claim for unpaid overtime wages.

Gia Sandoval, who describes herself in her complaint as a biological male who identifies and presents herself as female, says she was fired when the hotel discovered that her Social Security card and other documents identify her as male, with her supervisor informing her that she...
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