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On July 25th, 2011, appellant Ana Fuentes Sanchez filed a First Amendment Complaint against her former employer Swissport, Inc. She alleged causes of action for discrimination based on pregnancy disability, discrimination based on sex, and failure to prevent discrimination.
Sanchez accused Swissport of failure to accommodate and engage in a timely, good faith interactive process. Additionally, she alleged retaliation, wrongful and tortious discharge from her position, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Finally, she claimed that Swissport had engaged in unfair business practices under California Business and Professions Codes, and breach of implied and/or express contract.
Have you ever rented a car from a company like Avis, Alamo, Budget, Enterprise, or Hertz? Most people have, and you may have noticed something peculiar when you did. After all the documentation has been signed and you’re ready to take possession of the vehicle, they hand you the key. Except they don’t give you the key. Frequently, they instead hand you the keys – both of the car’s keys, stuck together on one unbreakable braided steel lanyard.
Recently, my roommate’s daughter came over to visit for the weekend. It was a very interesting experience for me to be around a young child for an extended period of time. I feel like the three days we all spent together gave me some new perspectives on what it’s like to be a young, fresh-faced little human who’s still learning new things every day.