Gedulig v. Aiello Case Brief
Summary of Gedulig v. Aiello (1974)
CA disability insurance program paid benefits to persons temporarily disabled from work, but excludes pregnancy. π argues: gender-based classification. Govt interest: $$, since large number of women will get pregnant.
(a) Held: Classification is really about pregnant v. non-pregnant people, NOT sex-based discrimination
(b) Only needs rational basis scrutiny
(c) No showing of invidious intent to discriminate