Trader Joe’s Accused Of Firing Employee Based On Sexual Orientation

(September 21, 2016, 3:22 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — A California woman filed suit against her former employer, Trader Joe’s Co., and 50 unnamed Does in the Los Angeles County Superior Court on Sept. 19 alleging that her firing on Oct. 6, 2015, was solely based on her sexual orientation (Sandra Holm v. Trader Joe’s Company, et al., No. BC634605, Calif. Super., Los Angeles Co.).

(Complaint available. Document #73-161014-005C.)

Sandra Holm was hired by Trader Joe’s in late 2001 as a temporary seasonal employee. In November 2002, she was made a full-time...
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