Melissa Nelson was a dental assistant working in Iowa for the same dentist for over a decade. Suddenly, she was fired by her boss because his wife thought she threatened their marriage.
Nelson, who was also married, never had an affair with her boss.
An Iowa court ruled that she should not receive damages for gender discrimination. See why on Slaw.
Omar Ha-Redeye spoke to Matt Gurney at Newstalk 1010 about the story, and how it may have played out if it was in Canada.