9th Circuit Orders Employer To Turn Over Additional Comparator Info

Mealey's (November 5, 2015, 11:25 AM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — An employer accused of pregnancy discrimination must turn over additional information about other employees who had been required to take a strength test before returning to work following a medical leave, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Oct. 27 (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. McLane Company, Inc., No. 13-15126, 9th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 18702).

(Opinion available. Document #73-151106-007Z.)

In January 2008, Damiana Ochoa, a former employee of a subsidiary of McLane Co., filed a pregnancy discrimination charge with...
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