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Appeals Court Smacks AT&T In Discrimination Case

Law360 (August 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that AT&T Corp. violated Title VII by refusing to give credit to the pensions and retirements of women who took time off for maternity leave prior to 1978, when a federal law was passed prohibiting discriminating against those who took pregnancy leave.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decided the case en banc, overturning an earlier decision by a three-judge panel of its court that said women didn't have the right to count the time they took...
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