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Supreme Court Passes on Gay Farmers Insurance Worker’s Bias Case

Nov. 15, 2021, 2:47 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday declined a gay former Farmers Insurance Exchange employee’s request that it review and revive his lawsuit alleging he was denied a promotion for not conforming to male stereotypes and fired for complaining.

The Tenth Circuit cited the correct standard for determining whether a claim should be allowed to go to trial or be dismissed on summary judgment, but then failed to properly apply it when it ruled against him, Joshua Thomas told the justices in seeking high court review.

It did so by examining his appeal of a lower court’s dismissal of his lawsuit ...

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