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Avon Lab Tech Appeals Nixing of Claims From Pregnancy Bias Case

Oct. 18, 2019, 3:35 PM

A New York woman will appeal to the Second Circuit the dismissal of her claims from a proposed class suit against Avon Products Inc. and spinoff New Avon LLC for alleged discrimination against pregnant and nursing workers.

Maxine Rivas filed a notice of appeal seeking the reinstatement of her claims against Avon Products after the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York found them time-barred in September.

The court also dismissed her claims against New Avon, finding she didn’t show that New Avon was her employer. Rivas worked as a lab technician at Avon’s offices in Suffern,...

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