5th Circuit: Temporal Proximity Alone Is Insufficient To Prove Pregnancy Bias
Mealey's (February 11, 2016, 7:56 AM EST) -- NEW ORLEANS — A plaintiff’s evidence of temporal proximity between her employer learning of her pregnancy and her termination is not sufficient on its own to prove pregnancy discrimination, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Jan. 27 (Ambrea Fairchild v. All American Check Cashing, Incorporated, No. 15-60190, 5th Cir.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1298).
(Opinion available. Document #73-160212-033Z.)
Ambrea Fairchild was hired by All American Check Cashing Inc. in December 2011. After a brief training period, Fairchild began work as a manager trainee at...