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Jury Awards $4.4 Million In Sexual Orientation Lawsuit

Published by on November 14, 2007

In perhaps a strange coincidence of timing, a King County, Washington, jury awarded a lesbian $4.4 million in her lawsuit against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. for demoting her after she complained of discrimination because of her sexual orientation the same week that the House of Representatives passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would prohibit […]

In perhaps a strange coincidence of timing, a King County, Washington, jury awarded a lesbian $4.4 million in her lawsuit against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. for demoting her after she complained of discrimination because of her sexual orientation the same week that the House of Representatives passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation across the nation.

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