Charleston Southern Must Face Volleyball Coach’s Sex Bias Suit

Jan. 14, 2022, 7:44 PM

Charleston Southern University failed to brush off employment discrimination claims by a women’s volleyball coach who alleges she was fired for complaining about preferential treatment of men’s sports and male coaches, a federal court in South Carolina said.

Christine Mooberry may proceed with her Title VII discrimination claims because the school’s failure to explain at the time its reason for firing her is sufficient evidence of pretext to go forward, the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina said Thursday.

The athletic director’s later testimony that he was concerned about her win-loss record and negative feedback from team ...

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