Judge Finds for Employer Who Fired 'Cute' Woman

, New York Law Journal


Even under New York's liberal employment discrimination laws, a woman fired for being "too cute" does not have a claim for gender discrimination, a Manhattan judge has ruled.

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What's being said

  • DVT

    seems hard to believe the wife/co-owner would have applied the same standard to a male employee.

  • The Manager

    Don‘t hate me because I‘m beautiful?

  • Matthew Siegel

    And what about if she was too ugly! I do not see how one classification is any more or less discriminatory than the other, since both relate to the plaintiff‘s physical attributes as a woman!

  • Honest Iago

    Justice Hagler writes, "Plaintiff has failed to plead in the Amended Complaint in sufficient detail what the term "too cute" is alleged to mean. The reference to the term "too cute" may not be a remark about physical appearance in the first place." Surely you jest! Isn‘t there precedent from Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart? "I know it when I see it."

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