Subway franchisee sued for refusing to hire pregnant woman

PHOENIX The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed an employment discrimination lawsuit against a Subway franchisee here on behalf of a woman who claimed she was denied a job because she was pregnant.

The suit was filed earlier this month in U.S. District Court here against High Speed Enterprise Inc., which operates five Subway sandwich shops in the state.

EEOC regional attorney Mary Jo O’Neill said job applicant Belinda Murillo was asked i

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