2nd Circ. Says Title VII Claim Can Be Based On Firing Notice

Law360, New York (August 10, 2017, 6:24 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Thursday revived a woman’s suit claiming she was given a pink slip by the Jewish congregation where she worked after it discovered she was pregnant at her wedding, finding a Title VII cause of action can be based on a termination notice even if it was rescinded before taking effect.

A three-judge panel vacated a lower court’s ruling that tossed Alana Shultz’s claims for discriminatory termination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and interference with her...
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Case Information

Case Title

Shultz v. Congregation Shearith Israel

Case Number



Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3751 Labor: Family and Medical Leave Act

Date Filed

September 9, 2016

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