Wednesday, 18 November 2009

Pregnancy Discrimination | Julie Gilman-Veronese v. LucasFilms

Trial Date: 05/07/2010

Jurisdiction: Superior Court of California, Marin County

Summary: This is a case of pregnancy discrimination in employment. Plaintiff Julie Gilman Veronese was hired by Defendant LucasFilm, Ltd as a personal assistant to George Lucas. After the employment contract was signed but before Julie’s first day of work, she informed her immediate supervisor that she had become pregnant. Upon hearing this, the supervisor peremptorily instructed Julie not to report to work. Julie was NEVER allowed to go to work and was ultimately fired on August 8.

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