11th Circ. Kills Pension Fund Worker's Bid To Rehear Bias Suit

By Brett Barrouquere (September 10, 2021, 5:42 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit won't rehear its ruling that hostile work environment claims against Retirement Systems of Alabama didn't rise to the level of a Title VII Civil Rights Act case and were properly dismissed.

The court on Thursday denied without comment the rehearing request by Amanda Vaughn, a former manager for the Alabama state pension fund, who argued the panel ruling broke with court precedent when it declined to revive her gender discrimination suit.

Vaughn sought a rehearing before the full Eleventh Circuit, saying in her petition that her complaint pointed to gender-based harassment that would fall under the protections of Title...

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