Tag Archives: West Palm Beach

Florida Supreme Court: State Law Prohibits Discrimination on the Basis of Pregnancy

By Robin Bresky |

Florida Supreme Court: State Law Prohibits Discrimination on the Basis of Pregnancy On April 17, 2014, the Florida Supreme Court decided that “discrimination because of sex” under the Florida Civil Rights Act (“FCRA”) includes discrimination based on pregnancy, which is a “natural condition and primary characteristic unique to the female sex.” Delva v. Continental… Read More »

Monetary Damages Not Available to Plaintiffs Under Firefighter’s Bill of Rights

By Robin Bresky |

Curtis v. City of West Palm Beach, 4D10-876 June 22, 2011 The Fourth District Court of Appeal addressed the issue of whether a firefighter could claim monetary damages under the Firefighter’s Bill of Rights (“FBR”). The firefighter sought monetary relief for alleged violations of the FBR by the City of West Palm Beach in… Read More »