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Hegwine v. Longview

Hegwine v. Longview (Sex Discrimination Against a Pregnant Employee)

The Washington Supreme Court ruled that a Longview company broke state laws against sex discrimination when it refused to employ a woman because she was pregnant. The decision agreed with a brief filed by the ACLU and the Northwest Women's Law Center (NWLC) urging the court to treat the woman's firing as an instance of sex discrimination, rather than discrimination because of disability. Read More »