9th Circuit Upholds Denial Of Church Bookkeeper’s Bias Suit
(April 19, 2016, 2:20 PM EDT) -- PASADENA, Calif. — A church bookkeeper, whose position was reduced to part-time after she returned from a lengthy medical leave, failed to show that a discriminatory reason more likely than not caused the change to her hours, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled April 14 (Alice Mendoza v. The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles, No. 14-55651, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 6768).
(Opinion available. Document #73-160513-005Z.)
Alice Mendoza worked full-time as a bookkeeper for a small parish church. She took sick leave...