Can i sue little ceasers for not hiring me because i have a baby with a guy they hired

Asked 4 months ago - Hereford, TX

Hes 20 im 18

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  1. Timothy E Fizer

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    Answered . The sort answer is "yes, you can sue." The more relevant question is whether you can win that suit, and the overwhelmingly likely answer to that question is "no." Generally, a business does not have to hire anyone, and can base that decision on any but a very few legal exceptions, such as race, religion, gender, age (i.e., "too old"), etc. Based on the facts you provided, I could expect that Little Caesar's would not want the risk of some issue arising between you and your child's father that could lead to a workplace disturbance.

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  2. Adam Kielich

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    Answered . Was that the actual reason they gave you? If so then you may have a claim under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the similar state law. Talk to an employment lawyer in your area about your situation.

  3. Ryne Thomas Sandel

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    Answered . The short answer is probably not. The only type of discrimination that can get them in legal trouble is discrimating based on race, religion or gender. Other than that, they are legally allowed to hire (or not hire) whomever they choose for pretty much any reason.

    Hope that information helps, best of luck to you.

  4. Robert Jay Binstock

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    Answered . No case here. Sorry, I see no grounds for a lawsuit.

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