Starwood Hotel In Disney Ducks Most Transgender Bias Claims

Law360, New York (December 7, 2015, 7:31 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge has thrown out three of four discrimination-related claims a former transgender worker for Starwood Hotels and Resorts levied against her former employer, finding that the server at the Walt Disney World locations failed to establish she was treated harshly on a frequent basis or differently from coworkers to merit the claims.

U.S. District Judge Gregory A. Presnell held that Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc. will only have to defend against a claim filed by Gina Versace that it retaliated against her in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by terminating her...

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