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Case: Discrimination/Discharge (M.D. Fla.)

Jan. 13, 2022, 7:42 PM

A female former police officer may proceed with her gender discrimination and retaliation claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Florida Civil Rights Act, a federal district court in Florida ruled. The court found that the officer sufficiently stated plausible claims based on her allegations that she was denied promotions in favor of under-qualified male colleagues and due to her marital status, targeted for discipline and termination because of policy violations even though similarly situated male officers weren’t disciplined for the same violations, verbally abused by male officers because of her gender, and subjected to an ...