Pregnancy Discrimination

Pregnancy discrimination occurs when expectant people are fired, not hired, or otherwise discriminated against due to their pregnancy or intention to become pregnant. Common forms of pregnancy discrimination include not being hired due to visible pregnancy or likelihood of becoming pregnant, being fired after informing an employer of one’s pregnancy, being fired after maternity leave, and receiving a pay dock due to pregnancy.
Posts about Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Legal Rights for Pregnant Workers under Federal Law

    … because of it. Your health care provider might also be asked whether particular accommodations would meet your needs. You can help your health care provider understand the law of reasonable accommodation by bringing a copy of the EEOC publication Helping Patients Deal with Pregnancy-Related Limitations and Restrictions at Work to your appointment. 7. What should I do if I think that my rights have been violated? Contact legal counsel immediately. Tags: ADA, FMLA, Leave, pregnancy …

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  • Second Circuit clarifies ratios in pregnancy case

    … adversely affected, then it has undoubtedly imposed a significant burden on its pregnant employees – it has burdened the only one it has. Contrary to the defendants’ implication, an employer cannot justify pregnancy discrimination by relying upon the fact that pregnant employees constitute an insignificant part of its workforce.” Legg v. Ulster County Tags: discrimination, pregnancy …

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  • Supreme Court speaks on Pregnancy Discrimination Act

    … Today the Supreme Court issued a fractured opinion announcing new law on the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. The Act provides that “women affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions shall be treated the same for all employment-related purposes . . . as other persons not so affected but similar in their ability or inability…

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