Not Hiring Women Due to Pregnancy is Discriminatory

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THE COURT OF ROME: NOT HIRING WOMEN DUE TO PREGNANCY IS DISCRIMINATORY

Thanks to Clara Fallocco for collaborating on this article

On March 23, 2022, the Court of Rome deemed discriminatory the conduct of Italia Trasporto Aereo S.p.A. (“ITA Airways”), which excluded several Alitalia flight attendants from its recruitment plan due to pregnancy.

Case

Two flight attendants employed by Alitalia applied to be recruited by ITA Airways in the context of the latter’s December 2021 recruitment plan.

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