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As the link below discusses, Ms. Duff's termination from the movie is reminiscent of the $4.8 million dollar verdict won by actress Hunter Tylo, fired from "Melrose Place," which a jury found was caused by her pregnancy.  (see link).

http://www.tmz.com/2011/08/22/hilary-duff-pregnant-dumped-from-bonnie-and-clyde-movie-kevin-zegers/

Our firm handled the very first pregnancy discrimination case tried in a United States federal court, which resulted in a large verdict for the plaintiff in the Western District of Missouri.  We are currently scheduled for trial in a pregnancy case in Jefferson City, Missouri, on October 11, 2011. 



And, this recent article (see link) is very helpful in explaining current risks employers face -- and potential claims you may have for violation of your workplace rights.

http://manpowerblogs.com/toth/2011/08/23/how-to-get-sued-big-now/


In the first ruling of its kind, a National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge has found that a Buffalo nonprofit organization unlawfully discharged five employees after they posted comments on Facebook concerning working conditions, including work load and staffing issues.

Read the article here: https://www.nlrb.gov/news/administrative-law-judge-finds-new-york-nonprofit-unlawfully-discharged-employees-following-fac



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