When ‘hot Pants' No Longer Fit, Pregnant Bartender Lost Job at Rowlett Sports Bar, Suit Says

A Rowlett sports bar settled a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit Wednesday with a woman who said she was forced out of her bartending job because her tight uniform no longer fit. The complaint was filed in 2016 by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of Taylor King.From 2012 to 2014, King worked at Nick's Sports Grill, where body-hugging shirts and short "hot pants" are the required attire for female employees. She ditched the outfit after she became pregnant."When the short, tight outfit no longer worked, Ms. King no longer had a job," said trial attorney Toby Wosk Costas, according to an EEOC release.An attorney for the bar's parent company could not immediately be reached for comment.  Continue reading...

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