The University of Miami and other defendants were sued Thursday in Florida Southern District Court over alleged employment discrimination. The suit was filed by attorney James A. Boatman on behalf of former Residential Life Night Director Anthony Thomas, who contends that he was wrongfully terminated after he refused to wear a face covering to combat the spread of COVID-19. Counsel have not yet appeared for the defendants. The case is 1:22-cv-20296, Thomas v. University Of Miami et al.
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