Former Halliburton employee Lynda Darden is suing the company for sex discrimination and wrongful termination. Court filings allege that she was fired because "she apparently violated the company's policy against procreation."
Darden, an administrative associate, was 27 weeks pregnant when she was fired from her job, having notified her supervisor about three months before. Her lawyer, Todd Kelly, represents several women who've brought lawsuits against the company, including Jamie Leigh Jones (the Halliburton employee who, after being gangraped by fellow employees, was locked in a shipping container by the company.) Kelly told The Dallas Observer's Andrea Grimes,