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Gucci Accused of Pregnancy Bias, Retaliation Against Worker

Feb. 7, 2022, 8:03 PM

A Gucci America Inc. senior media director is alleging the company discriminated against her based on her pregnancy.

Courtney Flint said in a charge filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Monday that after returning from maternity leave she was demoted and told she was no longer “qualified” for the job she held for almost five years.

Gucci engaged in pregnancy discrimination, retaliation, and Family and Medical Leave Act interference and retaliation, according to the charge.

Charges must be filed with the EEOC before workers can bring a federal discrimination lawsuit.

Flint’s boss, Selena Kalvaria, described her as ...