EEOC Tells 5th Circ. That Lactation Bias Is Sex Bias

Law360, New York (November 8, 2012, 4:55 PM EST) -- A U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission attorney insisted Tuesday that Title VII's ban on sex bias extends to discrimination based on lactation, urging the Fifth Circuit to revive a lawsuit against a debt collector that allegedly fired a woman after she asked to use a breast pump at work.

Before a three-judge appellate panel, the EEOC's Susan Starr squared off with counsel for defendant-appellee Houston Funding Corp., who said the lower court was right to award summary judgment in the company's favor and that the law...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.