U.S. District Judge Kathleen M. Williams entered judgment Monday in favor of David Baldwin, who sued the FAA and the U.S. Department of Transportation on claims of sex discrimination, hostile work environment and retaliation under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The federal defendants will have to pay $10,001 to close the case, according to the judge’s order.
New Federal Lawsuit Is Potentially Bigger Than Obergefell For Gay Rights
“Mr. Baldwin’s case has the ability to affect more people than the [Supreme] Court’s Obergefell [marriage] case because there are more gay men and women who have jobs than same sex couples who want to get married,” Baldwin’s lawyer, Lowell Kuvin, told BuzzFeed News.
Age Discrimination, Seasons 52 and Darden - Kuvin Law Clients Fight For What Is Right
The original complainants are Anthony Scornavacca and Hugo Alfaro. Each applied in October 2010 for server positions at the Seasons 52 set to open in Coral Gables. They were 52 and 49, respectively, at the time.