McFee filed a complaint stating that losing her job was "unlawful sex discrimination on the basis of her pregnancy." Her gripe made it all the way to the Ohio Supreme Court, which shot her down. Justice Robert Cupp, in his opinion, wrote
"In this sense, the policy is ‘pregnancy-blind.’ Thus, a pregnant employee may be terminated for unauthorized absence just as any other employee who has not met the minimum-length-of-service requirement but takes leave based upon a similar inability to work.”
Aside from losing her job, McFee also lost her home in Newark. Oh, and she also has five kids. I hope you feel good about yourself, Ohio.
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