Ex-Rutgers Employee Says She Was Fired For Being Gay

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 8:28 PM ET) -- A dean at Rutgers University wrongly fired a public relations employee after being hostile to her because she’s a lesbian, the former employee claims in a suit recently moved to Middlesex County Superior Court. 

Laura Federico worked as a senior public relations specialist at Douglass Residential College, a historically women-only college that is part of the Rutgers network. Federico first filed her suit in January in Essex County, N.J., her county of residence, but a state judge transferred the case to Middlesex on Sept. 4, relocating...
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