Court: Pregnancy Bias Act Doesn't Cover Boyfriends

Law360, New York (June 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court has decided that the Pregnancy Discrimination Act does not prevent a man from being fired because of his significant other's pregnancy, after it dismissed the case of a fired farm hand for a Catholic nun-operated farm.

Charles Griffin and Julia Yarden were both fired from their jobs at Michaela Farm, a farm run by the Sisters of Saint Francis, an order of Catholic nuns, in Oldenburg, Indiana. Griffin, who had worked there for almost four years, alleged that he had been terminated because...
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