Pregnancy Discrimination

This is a sad commentary about the extent of entrenched discriminatory animus in a nation that, in fact, prohibits pregnancy discimination in employment.

We have just read in the Daily Mail Australia that the Australian Fair Work Ombudsman has reported that pregnancy discrimination makes up — by far  — the largest number of employment discrimination

Three new pregnancy discrimination lawsuits filed by the EEOC demonstrate that the EEOC is serious in pursuing its new agenda set forth in the Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues.

The Guidance largely sets forth well-established interpretations of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”) and the interplay with the Americans with Disabilities Act

We reported recently on the EEOC’s Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues.   The Guidance largely sets forth well-established interpretations of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”) and the interplay with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and Title VII.

27975610_sChristina noted that the PDA requires an employer to

As we reported on Monday, the EEOC has issued Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues.  The Guidance largely sets forth well-established interpretations of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”) and the interplay with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and Title VII.  We’ll address some more of the

The EEOC announced today that it has published its Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues.  See The Enforcement Guidance, Q&A document, and Fact Sheet which the EEOC says will be available on the EEOC’s website.

Since this was just announced, we wanted to publish the links asap, so we have

Summary You Cannot Fire Or Place A Pregnant Employee On Leave Because “The Baby Is Taking Its Toll On You” Or Because Of Potential Harm To The Baby Or Because “Pregnant Women Should Not Work”

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On March 13, 2013 we cautioned that the EEOC is very serious about pursuing discrimination cases filed under the