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Beverly Hills Loses Motion in Employment Discrimination Case

Posted Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 5:51 pm

By Ana Figueroa

The City of Beverly Hills lost a motion in court this week to narrow down the claims in a lawsuit filed by a 67-year-old former Beverly Hills senior recreation supervisor. Cynthia Brynan filed her lawsuit April 8, alleging she was denied promotions and forced to quit because of her age. Attorneys for the City and Assistant City Manager Nancy Hunt-Coffey, (the former director of recreation and parks and a named defendant) argued that Brynan had failed to adequately plead four causes of action, including disability discrimination and harassment.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Gregory Keosian overruled the city’s motion (known as a demurrer) in its entirety.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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