Pregnancy Suit Against Church Will Go To Trial

Law360, New York (July 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied a second motion for summary judgment in a gender and pregnancy discrimination case against the Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists, ruling that a jury should decide whether a teacher's termination violates federal employment laws or falls under protected religious code.

The ruling reinforced an earlier dismissal of summary judgment in the case, which alleges that a school run by the Seventh-Day Adventist Church violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 and the Family...
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