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Justices Reject Dad’s Case of Retaliation Over Pregnant Daughter

Feb. 22, 2021, 2:40 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t consider whether a father can sue UBS Financial Services Inc. for retaliation he says he faced after his daughter complained about pregnancy discrimination while working at the company.

The justices on Monday declined to determine whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit correctly interpreted a previous high court decision about protections for retaliation and discrimination under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act for someone associated with a protected class.

In 2011, the court ruled in Thompson v. North American Stainless LP, that a man could sue for retaliation he ...