Pregnant Sears Worker Lost Work-From-Home Privilege: Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (June 5, 2014, 10:27 PM EDT) -- A former Sears Holding Corp. recruiter lobbed a gender discrimination lawsuit at the company on Thursday in Illinois federal court, claiming that after she announced she was pregnant, her job conditions were modified so she could no longer work from home most days.

Nicole Mete alleges that Sears violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act, by suddenly requiring her to work from the office four days a week, despite the fact that she had consistently worked from home...
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