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Could a woman be fired for having issues related to her menstrual cycle while at work? The Doctors discuss a case involving a woman from Georgia who had filed a suit against her employer after claiming she was fired for having issues related to her menstrual cycle while on the job. The woman reportedly was claimed she was fired after having 2 heavy menstrual cycles. Her employer had reportedly stated that she was let go for failing to "practice high standards of personal hygiene and maintain a clean, neat appearance while on duty."
The woman involved says she was pre-menopausal and that she had unexpected “leakage”. Her lawyers claim her civil rights were violated.
"She knew that she was having these unexpected [occurrences]. She went to her employer and told her employer about them. She had feminine hygiene products at work. She did everything she could do, but yet she was still fired for something she can't control for being uniquely a woman," attorney Areva Martin says.
"What woman hasn't had an incident where her period unexpectedly shows up," OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry adds.
The Doctors reached to the woman's employer, the Bobby Dodd Institute, regarding these claims who responded in part:
“Our mission is to help those with disabilities and disadvantages find work and keep work. While we cannot share specific details about this case because it’s become a legal matter, please know there is more to this story than is being portrayed by those who are suing us. We can say we followed proper protocol and went the extra mile to avoid dismissal in this case, as we would for any of our employees,” their statement read.