SAN FRANCISCO The First District Court of Appeal has thrown out a $113,830 pregnancy discrimination award and a $1.1 million attorney fee obtained two years ago against Lucasfilm Ltd.
The case, brought by former San Francisco Supervisor Angela Alioto and her son, Joseph Alioto Veronese, on behalf of Veronese’s wife, Julie, appears to be something of a grudge match, with the appellate court describing “numerous discovery disputes” and a motion to recuse one of the trial judges for gender bias.
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