Title VII Doesn't Protect Breastfeeding Women: Judge

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 8:55 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge last week ruled in favor of a debt collection agency that allegedly fired a woman because she wanted to pump breast milk while at work, finding lactation and breast pumping are not covered by laws protecting against sex discrimination.

U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes granted summary judgment in favor of Houston Funding II Ltd. in a suit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of a woman who was fired shortly after giving birth, finding that Title VII of...
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Case Title

EEOC v. Houston Funding II, Ltd. et al


Case Number

4:11-cv-02442

Court

Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

442(Civil Rights: Jobs)

Judge

Judge Lynn N. Hughes

Date Filed

June 29, 2011

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