Sexy and you know it.
According to the Iowa Supreme Court, it is lawful for employers to fire its employees they find “irresistibly attractive.” This means even if there aren’t performance-related issues and if employees haven’t done anything wrong, firing them based on appearance is A-okay.
The case itself is related to James Knight, a dentist, when the court ruled in favor 7-0 (all male) that he was within his rights to fire Melissa Nelson, a female assistant he thought was too attractive. Per Justice Edward Mansfield, firings may be unfair but they’re not considered unlawful discrimination. Read more