USA: Fired cross-dressing truck driver seeks settlement with Winn-Dixie without trial
Truck driver Peter Oiler was fired by US grocery chain Winn-Dixie on 5 January 2000 after 20 years service, when company officials discovered that he cross-dressed while off duty. Oiler is now still seeking unspecified damages for lost wages and emotional distress, and according to a court motion filed with US Magistrate Lance Africk yesterday [Wednesday], he does not need a trial in his lawsuit against Winn-Dixie. The company now has until 22 February to reply to the motion.
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