Business Judgment Rule & Employment Discrimination Veronese v. Lucasfilm

In most situations, an employer in California can terminate an employee for almost any reason, so long as it is not discriminatory, assuming the employee is at-will.

In Veronese v. Lucasfilm LTD (12/10/2012) a job applicant who was hired for a position informed her new employer that she was pregnant two days after receiving the job offer and before her expected start date.

When discussions between the parties related to her pregnancy and other issues resulted in her not taking the job, she sued claiming, among other, pregnancy discrimination. The trial concluded in favor of the applicant.

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