Female EMS Workers Allege Discrimination

Law360, New York (February 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Seven female emergency services workers filed a sex discrimination suit against their former employer Tuesday, alleging a Texas county’s emergency services unit fired them or limited their work hours because they were not male.

In a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the plaintiffs claimed that Harris County’s Emergency Services for District 1, under the leadership of Director of Operations Jody Meades, treated them differently than their male counterparts.

The complaint outlines how the district terminated most of the...
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