July 2, 2010

Rare Michigan Law May Help Waitress Win Weight Discrimination Lawsuit Against Hooters

Cassandra Smith, 20 years old, has filed suit in a Michigan Circuit Court against restaurant chain Hooters.  Smith alleges that the restaurant, which is known for its scantily-clad waitresses, placed her on a 30-day weight probation.  Despite receiving positive performance evaluations, the 5-foot-8-inch, 132 pound waitress was asked to lose weight to fit into an extra small uniform or lose her job.  Smith filed a discrimination lawsuit against Hooters of America in late May, 2010. […]