Mars Accused Of Firing Worker After Learning She Was Gay

Law360, New York (February 27, 2013, 6:37 PM EST) -- A former Mars Chocolate NA employee has hit the company with a wrongful termination suit in New Jersey, claiming she was fired from her job after taking leave to attend to her pregnancy and because her supervisors found out she was gay.

Theresa Kwiecinski filed suit against the chocolate giant Feb. 6, alleging her nearly 12-year career with the company ended after a high-risk pregnancy required her to schedule frequent medical visits, when she says her supervisor downgraded her performance rating and placed her on an...
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