Leichter Law Firm attorneys file pregnancy discrimination lawsuit in federal court
Lawyers from Leichter Law Firm filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging pregnancy discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. The suit alleges that Olga Aguirre was employed as a Scheduler for a company that deals in the buying and selling of crude oil condensates and other chemicals and that she was terminated four days after notifying her supervisor that she was pregnant. Approximately thirty days before then she received an email from the President of the company thanking her for her hard work and awarding her a $10,000 bonus. The case is Aguirre v. Chemium International Corp., 4:17-cv-2369, and is pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. Ms. Aguirre is represented by David Langenfeld of the Leichter Law Firm. Mr. Langenfeld is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.