04.21.14

Pier 1 Imports Faces Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Posted in Discrimination at 4:58 pm by kevin

Pier 1 Imports has been hit with a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit in northern California. According to the lawsuit, Kimberly Erin Caselman was forced to take a leave of absence early and then return to work, before the birth of her baby.

According to the L. A. Times, “Caselman, who is seven months’ pregnant, had intended to work through her pregnancy, take a leave, then return to the job. Now her status is up in the air. If she does not return to work on May 20, when her maternity leave ends, she is afraid she will be fired.

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