Daily Labor Report®

Case: Discrimination/Discharge (5th Cir.)

Dec. 2, 2019, 7:34 PM

A federal district court correctly found that a female employee for the YMCA of the Greater Houston Area in Texas may not proceed with her claim that she was fired because of her pregnancy, instead of for sending an aggressive email to her subordinates about payroll issues. She was placed on a performance improvement plan about a year and a half before she was fired because her subordinates complained about her poor communication skills, the president of human resources found her email to be inappropriate and threatening, and she didn’t provide evidence to suggest that the YMCA acted in a...

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